History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Wollman, Roger Leland
Born 1934 in Frankfort, SD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 25, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on July 19, 1985, and received commission on July 22, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1999-2002.

Tabor College, B.A., 1957
University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1962
Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1964

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1957-1959
Law clerk, Hon. George T. Mickelson, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota, 1962-1963
Private practice, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1964-1971
State's attorney, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1967-1971
Justice, South Dakota Supreme Court, 1971-1985; chief justice, 1978-1982


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