Rya Weickert Zobel

Personal

Birthday: 
1931
Birthplace: 
Zwickau, Germany
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. George C. Sweeney, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1956-1966
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1967-1979
Director, Federal Judicial Center, 1995-1999

Education

Name of School: 
Radcliffe College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1953
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1956

Judicial Career

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

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/23/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/1/2014
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