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McNamara, A. J.

Born June 9, 1936, in New Orleans, LA
Died December 2, 2014, in Metairie, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 5, 1982, to a seat vacated by Edward James Boyle, Sr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1982, and received commission on June 21, 1982. Served as chief judge, 1999-2001. Assumed senior status on June 9, 2001. Service terminated on December 2, 2014, due to death.

Louisiana State University, B.S., 1959
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy, 1959-1962
Bailiff/law clerk, Hon. Herbert W. Christenberry, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1966-1968
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1968-1982
State representative, Louisiana, 1976-1980