Robert Allan Edgar

Personal

Birthday: 
1940
Birthplace: 
Munising, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1965-1967
Private practice, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1967-1985
State representative, Tennessee, 1970-1972

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, September 11, 1984; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Davidson College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1962
Name of School - Second: 

Duke University School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1965

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Court Name: 

Tennessee Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/16/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/7/2005
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