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Robert Coleman Black

Robert Coleman Black, American judge, lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1961. City chairman March of Dimes, 1966; board directors Montgomery Young Men’s Christian Association, St. James Parrish School; trustee Alabama Industrial School Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1954-1957. Member Alabama Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association (chairman executive committee 1969-1970, president 1971), Phi Delta Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

  • Black, Robert Coleman was born on July 3, 1934 in Greenville, Alabama, United States. Son of James Monroe and Mabel (Coleman) Black.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Adminstrn, University Alabama, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1961.

    Career

    • Law clerk to justice Alabama Supreme Court, 1961-1962. Partner firm Hill, Hill, Carter, Flanco, Cole & Black, Montgomery, Alabama, from 1968, special assistant attorney general Alabama, from 1969. Judge Circuit Court, from 1979.

      Professor law Jones Law School, Montgomery. Instructor business law University Alabama at Montgomery, Auburn University. Lecturer continuing legal education Alabama Bar Association.

      Faculty Alabama Judicial College.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1961.

    Membership

    City chairman March of Dimes, 1966. Board directors Montgomery Young Men’s Christian Association, St. James Parrish School. Trustee Alabama Industrial School Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1954-1957.

    Member Alabama Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association (chairman executive committee 1969-1970, president 1971), Phi Delta Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Musselwhite, December 20, 1960. Children: Elizabeth Anne, Robert C., Carolyn Jane.
    • father: James Monroe Black
    • mother: Mabel (Coleman) Black
    • spouse: Carolyn Musselwhite
    • children: Elizabeth Anne Black
    • Robert C. Black
    • Carolyn Jane Black
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    Died March 24, 2008
    (aged 73)
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