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Name Edgar, Robert Allan
City Chattanooga
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Edgar, Robert Allan
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Edgar, Robert Allan
Born 1940 in Munising, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 26, 1985, to a seat vacated by H. Ted Milburn. Confirmed by the Senate on April 15, 1985, and received commission on April 16, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1998-2005. Assumed senior status on October 7, 2005.

Education:
Davidson College, B.A., 1962
Duke University School of Law, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1965-1967
Private practice, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1967-1985
State representative, Tennessee, 1970-1972

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, September 11, 1984; no Senate vote
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Case(s) IM-TN-0001 : Trollinger v. Tyson Foods, Inc.


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