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Bean, Robert Sharp

Born November 28, 1854, in Yamhill County, OR
Died January 7, 1931, in Portland, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
Nominated by William H. Taft on April 15, 1909, to a new seat authorized by 35 Stat. 686. Confirmed by the Senate on April 28, 1909, and received commission on April 28, 1909. Service terminated on January 7, 1931, due to death.

Christian College (now Western Oregon State University), 1873
Read law, 1878
University of Oregon, B.S., 1878

Professional Career:

Private practice, Eugene, Oregon, 1878-1882
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, Second Judicial District, 1882-1890
Justice, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1890-1909; chief justice, 1894-1896, 1900-1902, 1905-1908