Senior Judge Wilkes Coleman Robinson, of the United States Court of Federal Claims, died Monday, May 11, 2015. Judge Robinson was appointed to the United States Court of Federal Claims by President Ronald Reagan on May 7, 1987. He formally retired on July 31, 1997, but continued to serve the court during periods of recall as a Senior Judge.
Judge Robinson was born in Anniston, Alabama in 1925. He graduated from the University of Alabama, receiving an A.B. degree in 1948 and from the University of Virginia School of Law, receiving a LL.B. degree in 1951.