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Tehan, Robert Emmet
Born January 7, 1905, in Milwaukee, WI
Died November 27, 1975, in Milwaukee, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Harry S Truman on April 5, 1949, to a seat vacated by Francis Ryan Duffy. Confirmed by the Senate on May 17, 1949, and received commission on May 19, 1949. Served as chief judge, 1954-1971. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1971. Service terminated on November 27, 1975, due to death.

Education:
Marquette University, A.B., 1927
Marquette University Law School, LL.B., 1929

Professional Career:
Private practice, Wisconsin, 1930-1949
State representative, Wisconsin, 1937-1942
State senator, Wisconsin, 1942-1948
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