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Robert Sprecher

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Robert Arthur Sprecher (1917-1982) was a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.[1]

Sprecher was nominated by President Richard Nixon on March 29, 1971, to a seat vacated by Latham Castle; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1971, and received commission two days later. He served until his death on May 15, 1982.[1]


  • Central YMCA College, A.A., 1936
  • Northwestern University, B.S., 1938
  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1941[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1941-1971
  • Bar examiner, State of Illinois, 1949-1971
  • Special assistant to the Attorney General of Illinois, 1957-1963[1]


Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Latham Castle
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:
Joel Flaum