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Associate Justice Walter F. Marcus, Jr.

Walter F. Marcus, Jr. (1927 – 2004)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1973-2000
Judge, Orleans Parish Civil District Court, 1966-1973

Born in New Orleans, July 26, 1927 • Earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his LL.B. from Tulane University Law School, 1955 • Graduate of the National College of State Trial Judges at the University of North Carolina • Veteran of World War II and served in the infantry as First Lieutenant in the Korean War • Served two terms on the New Orleans City Council from 1962-1966 • Died in New Orleans, April 8, 2004 • Portrait painted by Newton R. Reynolds