Jules Raburn Monroe Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1932.
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.
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).
Married Rose Routh Milling, April. Children: Marcia Milling, Linda Logan, Alice Blanc.