Robert Hugh McWilliams Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
4/27/1916
Birthplace: 
Salina, KS
Date of Death: 
4/10/2013
Place of Death: 
Denver, CO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Deputy district attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1941-1942
Special agent, U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence, 1942-1945
U.S. Army sergeant, Office of Strategic Services, 1945-1946
District attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1946-1949
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1949-1952
Judge, Denver [Colorado] Municipal Court, 1949-1952
Judge, Colorado District Court, Second Judicial District, 1952-1961
Justice, Colorado Supreme Court, 1961-1970

Education

Name of School: 
University of Denver
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1938
Name of School - Second: 

University of Denver - STURM College of Law

With a host of new faculty members added during the past few years, a new building, the wonderful naming gift from Donald and Susan Sturm and the development of the Nanda Center for International Law supported by a generous gift from Doug and Mary Scrivner, the Sturm College of Law is poised for a major leap forward in quality and stature, says Chancellor Robert D. Coombe.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1941

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Court Name: 

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/14/1970
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/31/1984
Termination Date: 
4/10/2013
Termination Reason: 
Death
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