History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Coyle, Robert Everett
Born May 6, 1930, in Fresno, CA
Died May 7, 2012, in Fresno, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 11, 1982, to a seat vacated by Myron D. Crocker. Confirmed by the Senate on March 31, 1982, and received commission on April 1, 1982. Served as chief judge, 1990-1996. Assumed senior status on May 13, 1996. Service terminated on May 7, 2012, due to death.

Education:
Fresno State College (now California State University, Fresno), A.B., 1953
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1956

Professional Career:
Deputy district attorney, Fresno County, California, 1956-1958
Private practice, Fresno, California, 1958-1982

 

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