Robert Edward Varner

Personal

Birthday: 
6/11/1921
Birthplace: 
Montgomery, AL
Date of Death: 
5/17/2006
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval aviator lieutenant junior grade, 1942-1946
Private practice, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1949-1954
Member, Macon County [Alabama] Board of Education, 1950-1954; chairman, 1954
City attorney, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1951
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Alabama, 1954-1958
Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1958-1971

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, December 4, 1970; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Auburn University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1942
Name of School - Second: 

University of Alabama School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Court Name: 

Alabama Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/23/1971
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/12/1986
Termination Date: 
5/17/2006
Termination Reason: 
Death
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