Van Pelt, Robert

Born September 9, 1897, in Gosper County, NE
Died April 27, 1988

Federal Judicial Service

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 22, 1957, to a seat vacated by John W. Delehant; Confirmed by the Senate on June 11, 1957, and received commission on June 13, 1957. Assumed senior status on May 5, 1970. Service terminated on April 27, 1988, due to death.


Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, A.B., 1920

University of Nebraska College of Law, LL.B., 1922

Professional Career

Private practice, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1921-1957

Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Nebraska, 1930-1934

Instructor, Nebraska College of Law, 1946-1957