Log In

Robert Russell Kracke Edit Profile

Robert Russell Kracke, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)General practiceCivil litigation, stateInsurancelawyer. award merit law day 1976), American Judicature Society.

Background

Kracke, Robert Russell was born on February 27, 1938 in Decatur, Georgia, United States. Son of Roy Rachford and Virginia Carolyn (Minter) Kracke.

Education

Student, Birmingham Southern College. Bachelor, Samford University, 1962. Juris Doctor, Cumberland School Law, 1965.

Career

Bar: Alabama 1965, United States Tax Court 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971. Individual practice law Birmingham, Alabama, 1965^. President Kracke, Thompson & Ellis, 1980^.

Deacon Indiana.

Membership

Coordinating committee National Convention of American Red Cross of the United States, since 1999. President, treasurer November Organ Recital Series, since 1999, chief administrative officer, 1970—1999. President Housing Agency Retarded Citizens.

President Alabama chapter National Voluntary Health Agencies, 1988—1989. Executive committee legal counsel Birmingham Opera Theatre, 1983—1995. Active Democratic Executive Committee, 1970—1998.

Deacon Indiana Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, 1973—1976, elder, 1999—2003, trustee The International Pre-School Center Foundation, since 2004, president adult choir, 1968—1999, board directors, Alabama Association Retarded Citizens, Jefferson County Association Retarded Citizens, 1983—1991, president-elect, 1994—1996, president, 1996—1998. Board directors, founding president Alabama chapter Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. Board directors American Red Cross of Alabama, 1996—1998, Found.of American Red Cross.

Vice president, board directors Mental Retardation/Development Disabilities Health Care Authority of Jefferson County, 2003—2006. Member of American Bar Association (award merit law day 1976), United States Supreme Court History Society, American Judicature Society, Alabama Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association (executive committee, law library chairman, law day 1976, bulletin, history and archives committee), Birmingham-Jefferson History Society (board directors, editor newsletter), Alabama History Association, Southern History Association, Rotary (president Shades Valley club 1988-1989, secretary district 6860 1990-1991, director 2005-2006, district coordinator communications, board directors, secretary educational foundation, Paul Harris fellow), The Club, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Alpha Delta (president chapter 1964-1965).

Connections

Married Barbara Anne Pilgrim, December 18, 1965. Children: Shannon Ruth, Robert Russell, Rebecca Anne, Susan Lynn.