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McRae, Robert Malcolm, Jr.
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.
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1943
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1948
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