History of the Federal Judiciary

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Wilkin, Robert Nugen
Born May 4, 1886, in New Philadelphia, OH
Died February 23, 1973

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 19, 1939, to a seat vacated by Samuel H. West. Confirmed by the Senate on June 1, 1939, and received commission on June 3, 1939. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on August 31, 1949. Service terminated on February 23, 1973, due to death.

University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1908

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Philadelphia, Ohio, 1908-
Member, Judicial Council of Ohio, 1932-1933
Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio, 1934
Counsel, Muskingum Conservation District, Ohio, 1935-1939


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