History of the Federal Judiciary

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Broomfield, Robert Cameron
Born June 18, 1933, in Detroit, MI
Died July 10, 2014, in Phoenix, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 15, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 71 Stat. 586. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1985, and received commission on July 11, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1994-1999. Assumed senior status on August 12, 1999. Service terminated on July 10, 2014, due to death.

Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1955
University of Arizona College of Law, LL.B., 1961

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force lieutenant, 1955-1958
U.S. Air Force Reserve captain, 1961-1972
Clerk/bailiff, Hon. Jack D. H. Hays, Superior Court of Arizona, 1961-1962
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1962-1970
Judge, Superior Court of Arizona, 1971-1985; presiding judge, Juvenile Division, 1972-1974; presiding judge, 1974-1985


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