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Taylor, Robert Love

Born December 20, 1899, in Embreeville, TN
Died July 11, 1987

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on November 2, 1949, to a seat vacated by George C. Taylor; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950. Confirmed by the Senate on March 8, 1950, and received commission on March 9, 1950. Served as chief judge, 1961-1969. Assumed senior status on January 15, 1985. Service terminated on July 11, 1987, due to death.

Milligan College, Ph.B., 1922
Read law, 1923
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:

Semi-professional baseball player, summers of 1920-1922
Private practice, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1924-1949
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1972-1975