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A. J. Mcnamara

Biography of A. J. McNamara

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): McNamara
  • First Name: A.
  • Middle Name: J.
  • Date of Birth: June , 9 , 1936
  • Place of Birth (POB): New Orleans , Louisiana (US-LA, LA, 22, La.)
  • Date of Death: December , 2 , 2014
  • Place of Death (POD): Metairie , Louisiana (US-LA, LA, 22, La.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

A. J. McNamara Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/05/1982
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Boyle, Sr , Edward James
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/05/1982
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/17/1982
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/18/1982
  • Commission Date: 06/21/1982
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1999
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 2001
  • Retirement from Active Service: 06/09/2001
  • Date of Termination: 12/02/2014
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

A. J. McNamara in the Law School

  • Name of School: Louisiana State University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1959

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Loyola University New Orleans School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1968

A. J. McNamara Career Path


  • U.S. Navy, 1959-1962
  • Bailiff/law clerk, Hon. Herbert W. Christenberry, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1966-1968
  • Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1968-1982
  • State representative, Louisiana, 1976-1980


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