Robert W. Warren
|Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review|
October 30, 1989 – May 18, 1996
|Preceded by||John Field|
|Succeeded by||Laurence Silberman|
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin|
August 31, 1986 – August 1, 1991
|Preceded by||John Reynolds|
|Succeeded by||Terence Evans|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin|
August 27, 1974 – August 1, 1991
|Appointed by||Richard Nixon|
|Preceded by||Robert Tehan|
|Succeeded by||Rudolph Randa|
|Attorney General of Wisconsin|
January 6, 1969 – August 27, 1974
|Preceded by||Bronson La Follette|
|Succeeded by||Victor Miller|
|Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 2nd district
January 1965 – January 1969
|Preceded by||Leo O'Brien|
|Succeeded by||Myron Lotto|
August 30, 1925|
Raton, New Mexico, U.S.
|Died||August 20, 1998
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Education||Macalester College (BA)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MA)
University of Wisconsin, Madison (JD)
Robert Willis Warren (August 30, 1925 – August 20, 1998) was a United States federal judge and politician from Wisconsin.
Warren was born in Raton, New Mexico. He received a B.A. from Macalester College in 1950, an M.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1951, and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1956. He was in the United States Army, 95th Infantry from 1943 to 1946. He served in Europe during World War II and was wounded in France, receiving a Purple Heart. He became a Foreign affairs officer in the State Department from 1951 to 1953.
Warren practiced law in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, from 1956 to 1957, and then moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he practiced law from 1957 to 1959. He was an assistant district attorney of Brown County from 1959 to 1961, and became district attorney from 1961 to 1965. Warren was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate from 1965 to 1969. From 1969 until his resignation in 1974, he was Attorney General of Wisconsin.
In 1974 until his retirement in 1998, Warren was an U.S. District Court judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He was nominated by President Richard M. Nixon on August 8, 1974, to a seat vacated by Robert E. Tehan. He was confirmed by the Senate on August 22, and received his commission on August 27, 1974. He became chief judge of that court in 1986, and assumed senior status on August 1, 1991. He retired in August 1998 and died later that month in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1973,' Biographical Sketch of Robert W. Warren, pp. 6–7
- Index to Politicians: Warren. The Political Graveyard. Retrieved on January 22, 2016.
- Warren, Robert W. 1925. Wisconsinhistory.org. Retrieved on January 22, 2016.
- Saxon, Wolfgang. "Robert W. Warren, 72, Wisconsin Federal Judge". New York Times. Retrieved November 12, 2012.
Bronson La Follette
|Attorney General of Wisconsin
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
|Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review