History of the Federal Judiciary

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Urbom, Warren Keith
Born 1925 in Atlanta, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on March 11, 1970, to a seat vacated by Robert Van Pelt. Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 1970, and received commission on April 24, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1972-1986. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1990.

Nebraska Wesleyan University, A.B., 1950
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Army technical sergeant, 1944-1946
Private practice, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1953-1970
Adjunct instructor, University of Nebraska College of Law, 1979-1990


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