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Edwin Albert Robson, American judge. Bar: Illinois 1928. Member American Judicature Society, American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Robson, Edwin Albert was born on April 16, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Clarence T. and Alice B. (Andres) Robson.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, DePaul University, 1928.

Career

Practiced with, Kinne, Scovel & Robson, Chicago, 1928-1945; judge, Superior Court Cook County, 1945-1951; director, organizer central assignment system and pretrial conference of civilcases, Superior Court Cook County, 1948-1950; chief justice, Superior Court Cook County, 1950-1951; judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1951-1958; judge, United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois Court, 1958-1986; chief judge, United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois Court, 1970-1975; senior judge, United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois Court, 1975-1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1928.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Board editors: Manual for Complex and Multidistrict Litigation, 1968.

Politics

The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

Views

Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.

Membership

Member American Judicature Society, American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Law (Chicago), Legal (Chicago), Union League (Chicago), Standard (Chicago).

Connections

Married Leah M. Kinne, September 15, 1928. Children: Edwin Albert, Clark K., David K.

father:
Clarence T. Robson

mother:
Alice B. (Andres) Robson

spouse:
Leah M. Kinne

child:
David K. Robson

child:
Clark K. Robson

child:
Edwin Albert Robson