Robert Lee Williams

Personal

Birthday: 
12/20/1868
Birthplace: 
Brundidge, AL
Date of Death: 
4/10/1948
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Troy, Alabama, 1891-1893
Private practice, Durant and Atoka, Indian Territory, 1896-1898
City attorney, Durant, Indian Territory, 1899
Chief justice, Supreme Court of Oklahoma, 1907-1914
Governor, Oklahoma, 1915-1919

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1891
Name of School - Second: 
Southern University
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1892
Name of School - Third: 
Southern University
Degree - Third: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Third: 
1894

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
Court Name: 

Oklahoma Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
1/7/1919
Termination Date: 
4/21/1937
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
4/21/1937
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
3/31/1939
Termination Date - Second: 
4/10/1948
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
Advertisement