History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Baltzell, Robert C.
Born August 15, 1879, in Lawrence County, IL
Died October 18, 1950

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Indiana
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 2, 1925, to a seat vacated by Albert B. Anderson. Confirmed by the Senate on January 13, 1925, and received commission on January 13, 1925. Service terminated on April 21, 1928, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Reassigned on April 21, 1928, to a new seat authorized by 45 Stat. 437. Assumed senior status on January 19, 1950. Service terminated on October 18, 1950, due to death.

Education:
Northern Illinois State Normal School (now Northern Illinois University)
Marion Law School, Indiana, LL.B., 1904

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve major, 1917-1919
Private practice, Princeton, Indiana, 1904-1920
Judge, Gibson County [Indiana] Circuit Court, 1920-1925
Research Collections

 

Submit Questions About Judicial History