Robert Andrew Ainsworth Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
5/10/1910
Birthplace: 
Gulfport, MS
Date of Death: 
12/22/1981
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1932-1961
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1944
State senator, Louisiana, 1952-1961; president pro tem, 1952-1956, 1960-1961

Education

Name of School: 

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law was established in 1914. In the Jesuit tradition of academic rigor, pursuit of justice, and service to others, the College of Law has as its mission to educate future members of the Bar to be skilled advocates and sensitive counselors-at-law committed to ethical norms in pursuit of dignity for all. The College of Law offers both civil law and common law curriculums, full time day and part-time evening programs, as well as five joint degree programs. Critical and analytical thinking, ethics and professionalism, and a commitment to serve the community of the 21st century are fostered and encouraged. The College of Law faculty is a community of scholars committed to academic excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as service for others.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1932

Judicial Career

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

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/22/1961
Termination Date: 
8/31/1966
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
7/22/1966
Termination Date - Second: 
12/22/1981
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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