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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.

Education:
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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