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Name McRae, Robert Malcolm Jr.
City Memphis
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born December 31, 1921, in Memphis, TN
Died June 25, 2004

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born December 31, 1921, in Memphis, TN
Died June 25, 2004

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on September 22, 1966, to a seat vacated by Marion Speed Boyd. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1979-1986. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1986. Service terminated on June 25, 2004, due to death.

Education:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1943
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:

U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1943-1946
Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1948-1964
Assistant city attorney, Memphis, Tennessee, 1961-1964
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, 1964-1966
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1984-1987


compress summary

Case(s) SD-TN-0001 : Northcross v. Board of Education of the Memphis City Schools
SD-TN-0002 : Monroe & United States of America v. Jackson City & Madison County School Board of Education

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