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Robert S. Tullar

University of Arizona Law,
class of 1946

State Bar of Arizona
member since 1946

Robert S. Tullar, a former Pima County Superior Court Judge, was born in 1915 in Waukesha, Wisconsin and came to Tucson in 1937. He attended the University of Arizona College of Law from 1943 to 1946. In 1953, while as Pima Superior Court Judge, Tullar presided over polygamy charges against 26 Short Creek male citizens. Tullar retired from the bench in 1959 to return to private law practice with the McCarty, Chandler, Tullar, and Udall law firm. He served as President of the Arizona Court Judges Association, Vice President of the Arizona Tuberculosis Association, and was a member of several community organizations.  (Excerpt from the Arizona Historical Society MS 1105)

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Interviewed by Virginia Kelley in 1992.

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