History of the Federal Judiciary


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Brown, Robert Lewis Sr.
Born May 25, 1892, in Phillipsburg, MT
Died April 2, 1948

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Montana
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 12, 1945, to a seat vacated by James H. Baldwin. Confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 1945, and received commission on April 7, 1945. Service terminated on April 2, 1948, due to death.

Education:
University of Montana School of Law, LL.B., 1916

Professional Career:
County attorney, Granite County, Montana, 1916-1918
Private practice, Philipsburg, Montana, 1918-1924
Contract miner, Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Butte, Montana, 1925
Private practice, Butte, Montana, 1925-1945
Assistant county attorney, Silverbow County, Montana, 1932-1934
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Montana, 1934-1945

 

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