Robert B. Krupansky

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Robert B. Krupansky
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
In office
July 1, 1991 – November 8, 2004
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
In office
March 10, 1982 – July 1, 1991
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Paul Charles Weick
Succeeded by Karen Nelson Moore
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
In office
October 16, 1970 – March 19, 1982
Appointed by Richard Nixon
Preceded by Seat established by 84 Stat. 294
Succeeded by Samuel H. Bell
Personal details
Born Robert Bazil Krupansky
(1921-08-15)August 15, 1921
Cleveland, Ohio
Died November 4, 2004(2004-11-04) (aged 83)
Cleveland, Ohio
Education Case Western Reserve University (B.A.)
Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D.)

Robert Bazil Krupansky (August 15, 1921 – November 8, 2004) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Krupansky was in the United States Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1946. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1946, and a Bachelor of Laws from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1948. He was a United States Air Force Reserve Colonel from 1946 to 1972. He was in private practice in Cleveland from 1948 to 1951. He was an assistant state attorney general of Ohio from 1951 to 1957. He was the Director of the Ohio Department of Liquor Control from 1957 to 1958. He was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, Ohio from 1958 to 1959. He was in private practice in Cleveland from 1960 to 1969. He was a legal consultant for the City of Mayfield Heights, Ohio from 1960 to 1964. He was a special counsel to the state attorney general of Ohio from 1964 to 1968. He was the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio from 1969 to 1970.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Krupansky was nominated by President Richard Nixon on October 7, 1970, to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, to a new seat created by 84 Stat. 294. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 13, 1970, and received his commission on October 16, 1970. Krupansky served in that capacity until March 19, 1982, due to elevation to the Sixth Circuit.[1]

Krupansky was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on January 28, 1982, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated by Judge Paul Charles Weick. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 1982, and received his commission on March 10, 1982. He assumed senior status on July 1, 1991. Krupansky served in that capacity until his death on November 8, 2004, in Cleveland.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 84 Stat. 294
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
1970–1982
Succeeded by
Samuel H. Bell
Preceded by
Paul Charles Weick
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
1982–1991
Succeeded by
Karen Nelson Moore