Robert Malcolm McRae Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
12/31/1921
Birthplace: 
Memphis, TN
Date of Death: 
6/25/2004
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Vanderbilt University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1943
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1948

Judicial Career

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

Tennessee Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/3/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1986
Termination Date: 
6/25/2004
Termination Reason: 
Death
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