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Kelly, Robert F.

Born 1935 in Rosemont, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 1, 1987, to a seat vacated by Donald W. VanArtsdalen. Confirmed by the Senate on June 25, 1987, and received commission on June 26, 1987. Assumed senior status on July 17, 2001.

Education:
Villanova University, B.S., 1957
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1960

Professional Career:

Private practice, Media, Pennsylvania, 1961-1962, 1964-1976
Private practice, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1962-1964
Clerk, Hon. Francis J. Catania, Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County [Pennsylvania], 1964-1972
Prothonotary, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, 1972-1976
Chairman, Delaware County [Pennsylvania] Republican Executive Committee, 1972-1985
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County [Pennsylvania], 1976-1987