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Robinson, Richard Earl

Born February 3, 1903, in Omaha, NE
Died January 28, 1991

Federal Judicial Service

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

Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 21, 1956, to a seat vacated by James A. Donohoe; Confirmed by the Senate on July 2, 1956, and received commission on July 3, 1956. Served as chief judge, 1957-1972. Assumed senior status on January 7, 1972. Service terminated on January 28, 1991, due to death.


1927 Creighton University School of Law, LL.B.

Professional Career

1927-1956 Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska


Induction (August  14, 1956)

Memorial (April 24, 1992)

Oral History, Creighton University School of Law     Download Oral History Video *
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Research Collections

Resolution: In Memoriam (July 11, 1991)