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Associate Justice Robert H. Marr

Robert Hardin Marr (1819 - 1892)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1877-1880
Judge, Louisiana Historic First Judicial District Court (Orleans Parish)


Born in Clarksville, TN, October 27, 1819 • Lead a riot to overthrow the Reconstruction government of Louisiana • Argued against the “Lawyer’s Test Oath,” a scheme used to prevent Southern members of the Bar from practicing in Federal Courts, in front of the U.S. Supreme Court • President of the 1874 Democratic State Convention • Father of Orleans Parish District Attorney and Judge Robert H. Marr, Jr. • Died in New Orleans, November 18, 1892 • Portrait painted by Andres Molinary