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Schnacke, Robert Howard

Born October 8, 1913, in San Francisco, CA
Died June 5, 1994

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 10, 1970, to a seat vacated by George B. Harris. Confirmed by the Senate on October 13, 1970, and received commission on October 15, 1970. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1983. Service terminated on June 5, 1994, due to death.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1938

Professional Career:

Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1938-1942, 1946, 1951-1953, 1959-1968
U.S. Army special agent, Counter Intelligence Corps, 1942-1946
Deputy commissioner, Division of Corporations, State of California, 1947-1951
Assistant U.S. attorney and chief, Criminal Division, Northern District of California, 1953-1958
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California, 1958-1959
Judge, Superior Court of California, 1968-1970
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1975-1979
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 1979-1990