Death of Louis F. Oberdorfer

1919 - February 21, 2013
Washington, District Of Columbia

Judge and ex-deputy to RFK dies at 94
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JESSICA GRESKO, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Louis F. Oberdorfer, a former deputy to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s who later heard hundreds of cases as a federal judge in Washington, has died.

Oberdorfer died Thursday on his 94th birthday, said Sheldon Snook, a spokesman for the federal court in Washington.

Oberdorfer was appointed to the court in 1977 by President Jimmy Carter and took senior status in 1992, meaning he continued to hear cases but...

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