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Robert Berkey Crosby

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Robert Berkey Crosby, American lawyer. Bar: Nebraska 1935, United States District Court Nebraska 1935, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

Background

Crosby, Robert Berkey was born on March 26, 1911 in North Platte, Nebraska, United States. Son of Mainard E. and Cora M. (Berkey) Crosby.

Education

Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1935.

Career

Partner Henry J. Beal, Omaha, 1936, Crosby & Baskins, North Plate, 1937-1947, Crosby & Crosby, North Plate, 1948-1954. Senior partner Crosby, Guenzel, Davis, Kessner & Kuester, Lincoln, Nebraska, from 1955. Speaker State of Nebraska Legislature, 1943.

Lieutenant governor State of Nebraska, 1947-1949, governor, 1953-1955.

Achievements

  • Bar: Nebraska 1935, United States District Court Nebraska 1935, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

Membership

Board directors Landmark Legal Foundation. Acting state chairman Nebraska Republican Committee, 1948, chairman finance committee, 1972-1973, chairman board directors Nebraska Heart Association, 1958-1959. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Member American College Trial Lawyers, Nebraska Bar Association, Lincoln Bar Association, American Legion.

Connections

Married Elizabeth D. Ehler, November 29, 1934. Children: Robert M., Susan M. Smith, Mary Bolin, Michael, James Timothy, Frederick. Married LaVon K. Kehoe Stuart, May 22, 1971.

father:
Mainard E. Crosby

mother:
Cora M. (Berkey) Crosby

spouses:
Elizabeth D. Ehler

LaVon K. Kehoe Stuart

children:
Robert M. Crosby

Susan M. Smith Crosby

Mary Bolin Crosby

Michael Crosby

James Timothy Crosby

Frederick Crosby