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Name Grant, Robert Allen
City Chicago
State IL
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:

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

Grant, Robert Allen
Born July 31, 1905, in Bourbon, IN
Died March 2, 1998, in Sarasota, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 21, 1957, to a seat vacated by W. Lynn Parkinson. Confirmed by the Senate on August 22, 1957, and received commission on August 26, 1957. Served as chief judge, 1961-1972. Assumed senior status on December 1, 1972. Service terminated on March 2, 1998, due to death.

Education:
University of Notre Dame, A.B., 1928
Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1930

Professional Career:
Private practice, South Bend, Indiana, 1930-1934, 1937-1938, 1949-1957
Deputy prosecutor, St. Joseph County, Indiana, 1935-1936
U.S. representative from Indiana, 1939-1949
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) FH-IL-0012 : Clark v. Universal Builders, Inc.
JC-IL-0002 : Duran v. Elrod
JI-IN-0002 : Nelson v. Heyne
PC-IL-0002 : Williams v. Lane
PC-IL-0014 : Lightfoot v. Walker


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