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Name Merhige, Robert Reynold Jr.
City Richmond
State VA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Merhige, Robert Reynold Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Merhige, Robert Reynold Jr.
Born February 5, 1919, in New York, NY
Died February 18, 2005, in Richmond, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 17, 1967, to a seat vacated by John D. Butzner, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on August 18, 1967, and received commission on August 25, 1967. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1986. Service terminated on June 8, 1998, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, LL.B., 1942
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1982

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1942-1945
Private practice, Richmond, Virginia, 1945-1967
Law teacher, Smithdeal-Massey School of Law, 1945-1948
Vice president and general counsel, Crass Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 1952-1955
Lecturer, University of Virginia, 1968-1972
Adjunct professor, T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, 1973-1976
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Case(s) ID-VA-0001 : Davis v. Buckley
JC-VA-0006 : Mickens v. Winston
PC-VA-0001 : Brown v. Hutto
PC-VA-0003 : Congdon v. Murray
PC-VA-0004 : Howard v. Bass
PC-VA-0010 : Mason v. Peyton


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