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Abstract The Robert L. Taylor Papers include the personal and professional papers of the judge, who was appointed to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennesssee. Personal papers includes correspondence, family history, speeches given and collected by the judge. Professional papers include materials relayed to courtroom procedure and seminars, and material from a few of Judge Taylor's cases, including the Clinton desegregation trial, US v Isaacs and US v Mandel, among others. The...
Dates: 1920-1989 (bulk 1950-1985)
Abstract This is an addendum to the Judge Robert L. Taylor Papers (MPA.0110.001). The addendum papers are not in any particular order but are both personal and professional.Judge, U.S. District Court, 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...