Richard Earl Robinson

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Richard Earl Robinson (February 3, 1903 – January 28, 1991) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Robinson received an LL.B. from Creighton University School of Law in 1927. He was in private practice in Omaha, Nebraska from 1927 to 1956.

On June 21, 1956, Robinson was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska vacated by James A. Donohoe. Robinson was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 2, 1956, and received his commission on July 3, 1956. He served as chief judge from 1957 to 1972. He assumed senior status on January 7, 1972. Robinson served in that capacity until his death, in 1991.

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