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Warren, Robert Willis
Born August 30, 1925, in Raton, NM
Died August 20, 1998, in Milwaukee, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on August 8, 1974, to a seat vacated by Robert E. Tehan. Confirmed by the Senate on August 22, 1974, and received commission on August 27, 1974. Served as chief judge, 1986-1991. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1991. Service terminated on August 20, 1998, due to death.

Macalester College, B.A., 1950
University of Minnesota, M.A., 1951
University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 95th Infantry, 1943-1946
Foreign affairs officer, U.S. Department of State, 1951-1953
Private practice, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 1956-1957
Private practice, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1957-1959, 1965-1969
Assistant district attorney, Brown County, Wisconsin, 1959-1961
District attorney, Brown County, Wisconsin, 1961-1965
State senator, Wisconsin, 1965-1969
Attorney general, State of Wisconsin, 1969-1974
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