Robert Palmer Anderson

Personal

Birthday: 
3/27/1906
Birthplace: 
Noank (Town of Groton), CT
Date of Death: 
5/2/1978
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New London, Connecticut, 1929-1953
Commissioner, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1936
Public defender, New London County, Connecticut, 1936-1947
Member, Connecticut State Bar Examining Committee, 1936-1954
U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1945
State`s attorney, New London County, Connecticut, 1947-1953
State senator, Connecticut, 1947-1949
Judicial council, State of Connecticut, 1952-1953
Judge, Connecticut Superior Court, 1953-1954
U.S. Coast Guard Reserve captain, 1955-1957

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1927
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1929

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Court Name: 

Connecticut District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/27/1954
Termination Date: 
8/20/1964
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
8/15/1964
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
5/1/1971
Termination Date - Second: 
5/2/1978
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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