Nebraska Authors

Warren K. Urbom

Born 1925-12-17 Atlanta, NE (USA)

Died 2017-07-28
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, NE (USA)
Lincoln Memorial Park

Urbom was a Nebraska district federal judge who also served as the federal judge on the Wounded Knee trials in 1974. He wrote a memoir describing what it means to be a federal judge and what life was like growing up on a small farm in Nebraska during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.

Places Lived

Atlanta, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Law; Federal Judiciary


Bachelor's Degree, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
Law Degree, University of Michigan


Federal Judge

Places Worked

United States Federal Court
United States District Court
Law Practice


Wounded Knee Trials, 1974


Called to Justice: The Life of a Federal Trial Judge. 2012.

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