Robert A. Wenke


Age: 88

Summary: retired Los Angeles County Superior Court judge who sought to untangle conspiracy theories as he presided over a 1975 high-profile examination of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in 1968 and became the youngest presiding Superior Court judge in LA County in 1975, but who had conveiced and implemented the concept of allowing the public to apply to serve on a grand jury and appointed the first woman to serve as a foreperson on an LA County grand jury.

Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

Born: September 6, 1926

Died: August 14, 2015

Long Beach, California