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Name Denney, Robert Vernon
City City not recorded
State NE
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

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 due to certified disability on April 16, 1981. Service terminated on June 26, 1981, due to death.

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

Professional Career:
Private practice, Fairbury, Nebraska, 1939-1940, 1945-1967
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1940-1941
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve lieutenant colonel, 1942-1959
County attorney, Jefferson County, Nebraska, 1946-1951
City attorney, Fairbury, Nebraska, 1951-1956
U.S. representative from Nebraska, 1967-1971
Research Collections

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Case(s) JC-NE-0002 : Moore v. Janing
PC-NE-0004 : McDonnell v. Wolff


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