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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