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Name Bell, Robert Cook
City Minneapolis
State MN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bell, Robert Cook
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bell, Robert Cook
Born November 1, 1880, in Harrisonville, MO
Died March 17, 1964

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 8, 1933, to a seat vacated by William A. Cant. Confirmed by the Senate on June 10, 1933, and received commission on June 13, 1933. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1961. Service terminated on March 17, 1964, due to death.

Education:
University of Missouri School of Law, LL.B., 1908

Professional Career:
Private practice, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1908-1916
Special assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, Minnesota, 1916-1918, 1921
Special assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, Denver, Colorado, 1918-1920
Private practice, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, 1921-1933
Counsel, Red Lake Indians, Minnesota, 1927-1933
Counsel, Pillager Indians, Minnesota, 1930-1933
State senator, Minnesota, 1928-1933
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