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Lawyer

Robert Kingsley, American judge. Bar: Minnesota Bar 1926, California bar 1934. Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association (chairman), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Delta Theta Phi.

Background

Kingsley, Robert was born on October 8, 1903 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States. Son of Frank Amos and Angeline (Van Niman) Kingsley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Minnesota, 1923; A.M., University of Minnesota, 1923; Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1926; Scientiae Juridicae Doctor, Harvard, 1928; Doctor of Laws, United States International U., San Diego, 1973.

Career

Instructor law, University of Minnesota, 1926-1927; Thayer teaching fellow school law, Harvard, 1927-1928; assistant professor of law, University Southern California, 1928-1930; professor of law, University Southern California, 1930-1963; vice dean school law, University Southern California, 1947-1951; associate dean, University of Southern California, 1951-1952; dean, University of Southern California, 1952-1963; visiting professor law, University of Chicago, 1930; visiting professor law, University North Carolina, 1955; visiting professor law, Hastings College Law, 1956; visiting lecturer, U. Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, 1958; judge, California District Court Appeal, 2d Appellate District, Division 4, 1963-1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota Bar 1926, California bar 1934.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association (chairman), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Delta Theta Phi.

Connections

Married Doris Field Forbes-Manson, June 12, 1937. Married Ninon Michelle Hogan, July 3, 1976.

father:
Frank Amos Kingsley

mother:
Angeline (Van Niman) Kingsley

spouse:
Ninon Michelle Hogan

spouse:
Doris Field Forbes-Manson