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Robert Russell, American judge. Decorated Purple Heart; recipient Citizen of Year award S.A.R., 1958. Member Georgia Legislature from Barrow County, 1950-1958; member Democratic National Committee for Georgia, 1960-1962. Trustee Harris Foundation; Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, World World War World War II; Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Mason (Shriner).

Background

Russell, Robert was born on February 21, 1925 in Dekalb County, Georgia, United States. Son of Robert Lee and Sybil (Millsaps) Russell.

Education

Student Duke, 1942, Emory University, 1943. Bachelor of Laws, University Georgia, 1949.

Career

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1948. Law clerk 5th Circuit Court Appeals, 1948-1950. Private practice, Winder and Atlanta, 1950-1962.

Judge Georgia Court Appeals, since 1962. Director Bank of Barrow.

Membership

Member Georgia Legislature from Barrow County, 1950-1958. Member Democratic National Committee for Georgia, 1960-1962. Trustee Harris Foundation.

Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, World World War World War II. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Atlanta Athletic, Capital City.

Connections

Married Betty Ann Campbell, March 1, 1948. Children: Robert Lee III, Ann C., Charles Trapier, Julia B., James Millsaps.

father:
Robert Lee Russell

mother:
Sybil (Millsaps) Russell

spouse:
Betty Ann Campbell

children:
Robert Lee III Russell

Ann C. Russell

Charles Trapier Russell

Julia B. Russell

James Millsaps Russell