Former US Chief Justice Robert Katzmann passed away due to his long illness of pancreatic cancer, leaving behind his wife and family.
Robert Katzmann was the judge at the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York.
His tenure for the chief justice was for 7 years from September 2013 to August 2020.
Moreover, Robert was recently given a senior status on the federal bench when his 7 years long as chief justice ended.
He was an important person in establishing the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project.
It was the first government-funded program for the legal assistance of immigrants.
.@Lawrence praises federal Judge Robert Katzmann, who helped guide Ruth Bader Ginsburg through her Senate confirmation in 1993, and more recently issued an opinion that allowed the release of Donald Trump’s long awaited tax returns. https://t.co/ZiDBlT1y8q pic.twitter.com/q3KwNBWWKk
— The Last Word (@TheLastWord) June 11, 2021
Robert Katzmann Wife And Family
Robert Katzmann is married to his wife Jennifer Katzmann.
His wife is a well-known filmmaker, writer, and editor. But she is not so much into the media as her husband.
Jennifer has not yet revealed about her children with Robert. As of now, there is no information from other sources, about his children and family.
He has two brothers Gary and Martin, and a sister Susan in his family. Robert was the son of a Jewish family who fled Germany during world war II.
Know About Robert Katzmann Net Worth
Robert Katzmann’s net worth is considered in millions of dollars.
He was in one of the highest positions of justice and must have revealed a very high paycheck value.
But as for now, the exact amount of his net worth is still not unavailable.
I was devastated to hear that my dear friend and mentor Judge Robert Katzmann passed away last night. My family attended a zoom dinner honoring his brilliant career last summer. I will miss him. https://t.co/CFFUmcP1iz pic.twitter.com/aLxZV2dRdK
— Lucy Lang (@LucyLangNYC) June 10, 2021
What Was Robert Katzmann Cause Of Death?
Robert Katzmann’s cause of death was announced as pancreatic cancer.
He fought for a long time with cancer but ultimately lost the battle and, subsequently, his life.
He died on the 9th of June 2021, and the news was given by his wife, Jennifer.
Further, Robert was 68 years old at the time of his death.