Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys
As Printed in the Connecticut Reports
volume 233, page(s) 918-919


The Honorable Robert A. Wall died on February 19, 1995. He was eighty-seven years old. Following his discharge from the United States Army, where he served as a staff sergeant during World War II, Judge Wall became a prosecutor and then a judge of the City Court of Torrington. He held several public offices, including Litchfield County coroner, clerk of the Connecticut House of Representatives for the 1949 and 1951 sessions, and legislative commissioner. Judge Wall was appointed to the Court of Common Pleas in 1958 and was elevated to the Superior Court in 1966.

Judge Wall retired from the Superior Court bench when he reached the age of seventy in 1979, but served as a state trial referee until 1990. His numerous civic activities and affiliations included membership in the Elks Club, Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post No. 38.

A 1931 graduate of Georgetown University, Judge Wall received his J.D. degree from New York University in 1934. He was admitted to the Connecticut bar in 1935 and to the federal bar in 1953. Judge Wall was a resident of Harwinton and married to the former Eileen M. Fitzgerald. He was the father of two sons and one daughter.