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Name Varner, Robert Edward
City Montgomery
State AL
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:

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

Varner, Robert Edward
Born June 11, 1921, in Montgomery, AL
Died May 17, 2006

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on February 10, 1971, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1971, and received commission on April 23, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1979-1984. Assumed senior status on June 12, 1986. Service terminated on May 17, 2006, due to death.

Education:
Auburn University, B.S., 1942
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval aviator lieutenant junior grade, 1942-1946
Private practice, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1949-1954
Member, Macon County [Alabama] Board of Education, 1950-1954; chairman, 1954
City attorney, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1951
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Alabama, 1954-1958
Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1958-1971

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, December 4, 1970; no Senate vote
Research Collections

compress summary

Case(s) EE-AL-0104 : Hammock v. City of Auburn
JC-AL-0002 : Adams & U.S. v. Mathis
JC-AL-0003 : Bibb v. Montgomery County Jail
PC-AL-0012 : Harris v. Thigpen
PC-AL-0017 : Newman v. Alabama


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