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Lawyer

Jules Raburn Monroe, American lawyer. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to lieutenant commander, United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1945; Member New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, American, Louisiana, New Orleans bar associations, National Municipal Association (regional vice president), American Church Institute for Negroes (trustee 1948-1956), Society Colonial Wars (chancellor 1950-1952).

Background

Monroe, Jules Raburn was born on January 6, 1909 in New Orleans. Son of Jules Blanc and May (Logan) Monroe.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1932.

Career

Admitted to Louisiana bar, 1934. Attorney Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1932-1933. Special assistant to undersecretary Department Treasury, 1933.

Washington counsel Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933. Associate Monroe & Lemann, New Orleans, 1934-1940, partner, since 1940. General counsel Louisiana Power & Light Company, Mississippi River Bridge Authority as New Orleans, New Orleans Hotel Association, New Orleans Terminal Company.

General solicitor New Orleans & N.E. Railway Company, Louisiana Southern Railway Company. Division counsel Southern Railway Director Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific Railway, 1946-1956. Voting trustee St. Charles Hotel, 1946-1958.

Director of Equitable Life Assurance Society. Executive council to governor of Louisiana, 1940. President Children’s Bureau, 1936-1937, Orleans Neighborhood Center, 1938-1939, Louis S. McGehee School, 1952-1954.

Chairman Gaudet Episcopal High School, 1952-1954. Member Citizens Planning Committee Public Education, New Orleans, 1938. Director Crippled Children’s Hospital, since 1950, Council Social Agencies, 1938, Community Chest, 1939, New Orleans Civic Symphony, 1948-1954, Louisiana chapter American Heart Association Louisiana delegate-at-large Democratic National Convention, 1940.

Director Crescent City Democratic Association.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to lieutenant commander, United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1945. Member New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, American, Louisiana, New Orleans bar associations, National Municipal Association (regional vice president), American Church Institute for Negroes (trustee 1948-1956), Society Colonial Wars (chancellor 1950-1952). Clubs: New Orleans Country, Boston, Yacht, Lawn Tennis (New Orleans).

Connections

Married Rose Routh Milling, April. Children: Marcia Milling, Linda Logan, Alice Blanc.

father:
Jules Blanc Monroe

mother:
May (Logan) Monroe

spouse:
Rose Routh Milling

children:
Linda Logan Monroe

Alice Blanc Monroe

Marcia Milling Monroe