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Name Van Pelt, Robert
City Crete
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:

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

Van Pelt, Robert
Born September 9, 1897, in Gosper County, NE
Died April 27, 1988

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 22, 1957, to a seat vacated by John W. Delehant. Confirmed by the Senate on June 11, 1957, and received commission on June 13, 1957. Assumed senior status on May 5, 1970. Service terminated on April 27, 1988, due to death.

Education:
Doane College, A.B., 1920
University of Nebraska College of Law, LL.B., 1922

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1921-1957
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Nebraska, 1930-1934
Instructor, Nebraska College of Law, 1946-1957
Research Collections
Oral History

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Case(s) PC-IA-0009 : Kelly v. Brewer


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