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Randa, Rudolph Thomas

Born July 25, 1940, in Milwaukee, WI
Died September 5, 2016

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 9, 1992, to a seat vacated by Robert W. Warren. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1992, and received commission on August 12, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2002-2009. Assumed senior status on February 5, 2016. Service terminated on September 5, 2016, due to death.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.S., 1963
University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1966

Professional Career:

Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1966-1967
U.S. Army company commander, 1967-1969
Attorney, Office of the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1969
Assistant city attorney, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1970-1973
Principal city attorney, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1973-1975
Judge, Milwaukee [Wisconsin] Municipal Court, 1975-1979
Judge, Wisconsin Circuit Court, Milwaukee County, 1979-1981, 1982-1992
Judge, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, 1981-1982, 1983-1985; First Judicial District, 1981-1982; Fourth Judicial District, 1983-1985