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Denney, Robert Vernon

Born April 11, 1916, in Council Bluffs, IA
Died June 26, 1981, in Omaha,NE

Federal Judicial Service

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska

Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on January 28, 1971, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 1971, and received commission on March 5, 1971. Assumed senior status on April 16, 1981. Service terminated on June 26, 1981, due to death.


Creighton University School of Law, LL.B., 1939

Professional Career

Private practice, Fairbury, Nebraska, 1939-1940

Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1940-1941

Private practice, Fairbury, Nebraska, 1945-1967

County attorney, Jefferson County, Nebraska, 1946-1951

City attorney, City of Fairbury, Nebraska, 1951-1956

U.S. Representative from Nebraska, 1967-1971


U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant Colonel, 1942-1959