Eighth Circuit Historical Society

The Historical Society of the United States Courts in the Eighth Circuit



Judge Theodore McMillian
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
1919 - 2006

First African American:
Missouri Circuit Judge, St. Louis City, 22nd Judicial District, 1956 - 1972
Missouri Court of Appeals Judge, Eastern District, 1972 - 1978
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Judge, 1978 - 2006

Biography (PDF), (HTML)


Portrait Ceremony
September 10, 2003

Ceremony Program
Biographical Display
McMillian standing by his portrait

Photo by Wiley Price, St. Louis American







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