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Robert Joseph Sheran, American judge. Member Minnesota House of Representatives from Blue Earth County, 1946-1950; Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, International Academy Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation; member American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Institute Judicial Administration, Conference Chief Justices United States (chairman 1980-1981), University of Minnesota Alumni Association (president 1979-1980).

Background

Sheran, Robert Joseph was born on January 2, 1916 in Waseca, Minnesota, United States. Son of Michael J. and Eleanor A. (Bowe) Sheran.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College St. Thomas, St. Paul, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1939.

Career

Bar: Minnesota bar 1939. Practice in, Glencoe, 1939-1942, Mankato, 1945-1963. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1942-1945.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Minnesota, 1963-1970, chief justice, 1973-1981. Member firm Lindquist & Vennum, Minneapolis, 1970-1973. Member Minnesota Board Law Examiners, 1956-1962, 70-73.

Member Minnesota Board Tax Appeals, 1961-1963. Chairman Government's Commision on Crime Prevention and Control, 1970-1973.

Membership

Member Minnesota House of Representatives from Blue Earth County, 1946-1950. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, International Academy Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation. Member American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Institute Judicial Administration, Conference Chief Justices United States (chairman 1980-1981), University of Minnesota Alumni Association (president 1979-1980).

Connections

Married Jean M. Brown, February 3, 1940. Children: Michael, Thomas, Kathleen, John, Daniel.

father:
Michael J. Sheran

mother:
Eleanor A. (Bowe) Sheran

spouse:
Jean M. Brown

children:
Thomas Sheran

Michael Sheran

John Sheran

Kathleen Sheran

Daniel Sheran