History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
King, Robert Bruce
Born 1940 in White Sulphur Springs, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 24, 1998, to a seat vacated by Kenneth K. Hall. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1998, and received commission on October 9, 1998.

Education:
West Virginia University, B.A., 1961
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John A. Field, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 1968-1969
Private practice, Lewisburg, West Virginia, 1969-1970
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of West Virginia, 1970-1974
Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1975-1977, 1981-1998
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1977-1981

 

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