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Robert Allen Grant, American federal judge. Bar: Indiana bar 1930, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1940.

Background

Grant, Robert Allen was born on July 31, 1905 in Marshall County, Indiana, United States. Son of Everett F. and Margaret E. (Hatfield) Grant.

Education

University of Notre Dame (Bachelor of Arts). University of Notre Dame (Juris Doctor).

Career

Practiced in, South Bend, Indianadeputy prosecuting attorney, St. Joseph County, 1935-1936;member, 76th-80th congresses from 3d Indiana DistrictUnited States district judge, Northern District Indiana, since 1957;chief judge, Northern District Indiana, 1961-1972;senior judge, Northern District Indiana, since 1976;judge, Temporary Emergency Court Appeals, 1976-1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: Indiana bar 1930, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1940.

Religion

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

Church should be engaged in public policy debates and participate actively in consultations with government.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

Member national council representing Northern Indiana Boy Scouts American, 1967. Member American Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Sons of the American Revolution, Masons (33 degree), K.T., Shriners, Rotary, Elks, Order DeMolay (international supreme council, past grand master), Columbia Club (Indianapolis), Union League Club (Chicago).

Connections

Married Margaret Anne McLaren, September 17, 1933. Children– Robert A., Margaret Ann Soderberg.

father:
Everett F. Grant

mother:
Margaret E. (Hatfield) Grant

spouse:
Margaret Anne McLaren

child:
Robert A. Grant

child:
Margaret Ann Soderberg Grant