History of the Federal Judiciary


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Hall, Robert Howell
Born November 28, 1921, in Soperton, GA
Died October 14, 1995, in Atlanta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1990. Service terminated on October 14, 1995, due to death.

Education:
University of Georgia, B.S., 1941
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve, JAG Department, 1942-1946
Professor of law, Emory University, 1948-1961
Attorney General's Office, State of Georgia, 1953-1961; deputy assistant attorney general, 1953-1959; chief, Criminal Division, 1959-1961
Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 1961-1974; presiding judge, 1969-1974
Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, 1974-1979

 

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