Robert E. Cowen

Personal

Birthday: 
1930
Birthplace: 
Newark, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Walter Conklin, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1958-1959
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1959-1969
Assistant prosecutor, Essex County, New Jersey, 1969-1970
Deputy attorney general, State of New Jersey, 1970-1973
Director, Division of Ethics and Professional Services, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Trenton, New Jersey, 1973-1978

Education

Name of School: 
Drake University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1952
Name of School - Second: 

Rutgers School of Law-Newark

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1958

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/4/1985
Termination Date: 
11/16/1987
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
11/9/1987
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
9/4/1998
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1978-1985

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