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Robert Walker Kenny, American judge. member California Senate from Los Angeles County, 1939-1942; Member Lawyers Guild (national president 1940-1948), Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Kenny, Robert Walker was born on August 21, 1901 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Robert Wolfenden and Minnie (Carleton) Kenny.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1921.

Career

. Corresponding, United Press Association, San Francisco, England, Los Angeles, 1920-1923. On staff Chicago Tribune, Paris, France, 1923, Los Angeles Eve. Herald, 1924-1927; admitted to California bar, 1926, since practiced in Los Angeles.

Municipal judge Los Angeles County, 1931-1932, superior judge, 1932-1938. Member California Senate from Los Angeles County, 1939-1942. Attorney general California, 1943-1947.

Superior court judge, 1966-1975.

Membership

Member California Senate from Los Angeles County, 1939-1942. Member Lawyers Guild (national president 1940-1948), Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: California, Los Angeles Athletic (Los Angeles).

Connections

Married Sara McCann, October 14, 1922 (deceased.

father:
Robert Wolfenden Kenny

mother:
Minnie (Carleton) Kenny

spouse:
Sara McCann