Rombauer, Roderick Emile was born on May 9, 1833 in Seleszto, Hungary. Son of Theodore and Bertha (Rombauer) Rombauer.
Educated private instruction, private schools, and Hungarian colls. Bachelor of Laws, Dane Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1858.
Volunteer student guard in Hungary, 1848. Captain infantry United States.V., 1861. Judge Law Commissioners, Court, St. Louis, 1863-1866.
Judge Circuit Court, St. Louis Company, 1867-1871. Presiding judge, St. Louis Court Appeals, 1885-1897. Attorney Board of Education, St. Louis, 1872-1879 and 1897-1903.
Professor of law and equity, Washington University, St. Louis, 1871-1873, 1894-1899, 1904-1906. Vice president., 1869-1870, president, 1870-1873, Law library association of St. Louis. Contributor to Cycio.
Law Procedure. Author: The History of a Life, 1903 01. Residence: 4119 Magnolia Avenue Office: 611 Roe Building, St. Louis.
Married December 28, 1865, Belleville, Illinois, Augusta Koerner.