Robert Klees was a retired Chief Judge of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit, State of Louisiana. He served 41 years on courts in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana.
It is sad news that Robert Klees passed away, saddening and grieving his loved ones and others who learned of his death. He was a man of great personality, who was a wonderful human being and a fair judge.
Robert Klees: Cause of Louisiana Judge Death
Robert Klees’ death was revealed by his wife, who revealed he was suffering from COVID-related Pneumonia.
He had already been admitted to the hospital when his condition deteriorated and he was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was kept on a ventilator before his death. Robert died on March 17, 2022, at the age of 81, in Slidell Memorial Hospital.
He died in the company of his brother, sister, and wife. At Lake Lawn, Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.
Robert Klees Age, Family, and Early Life
Robert Klees was born on November 26, 1940, in New Orleans, USA. He was 81 years old at the time of his death. He was the son of the late John Fredrick Klees who was his father and his mother was Late Barbara Livaudais Klees. Robert grew up and spent most of his life in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, USA. However, he was not the only child of his parents.
He grew up with his sister Barbara Klees Golden and brother Dr. John F. Klees. He was grandfather to Sophie Schaeffer and Annabel Schaeffer and Ethan Schaeffer. Nothing much about his parent’s background including their line of work has been found due to the limited information we had about him and his life.
Therefore, we can’t give you any detailed information about his life anymore. We will update anything relevant to him as we discover more about him and his life.
Robert Klees was a judge in New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana for 41 years. After serving on the St. Bernard Police Jury for a short time, Klees was elected to the state’s 4th Circuit Court of Appeal in 1981.
From 1966 until 1969, Judge Klees served in the United States Air Force’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps, rising to the rank of Captain.
He started his own law firm in St. Bernard Parish. From 1972 until 1978, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes. He tried several matters in both state and federal courts during his legal career, and he was admitted to and practiced before the United States Supreme Court.
Following his retirement, he had the honor of serving as Judge Ad Hoc or Judge Pro Tempore in a number of Louisiana jurisdictions. In the year 2000, he stepped down as chief judge.
Which school and college did he go to?
He graduated from Jesuit High School in 1958 with the class of 1958. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1963, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and served as editor of L’Acadien for two years.
In 1966, he graduated from Loyola University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. He received his Master of Law in Judicial Process from the University of Virginia, where he completed his education.
Robert Klees’s Net Worth, How much does he earn?
It is not known how much money he is worth. He has never spoken to a media outlet about his net worth when he was alive as a result nothing about his net worth revealed anything on the web.
Robert Klees’s Wife, What about his relationship?
He was a married man. He was married to Susan Vincent Klees with whom he has a daughter named Kristen Klees Schaeffer.
We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this section.
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