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Robert Hugh Tomlinson, Jr., LL.B.

Lancaster, Kentucky

Phi Delta Theta; Phi Alpha Delta

With his real sharp tongue, And his ready wit, As a lawyer he can’t keep From making a hit.

-The Kentuckian, 1921

Robert Hugh Tomlinson, Jr. (April 25, 1896 - July 15, 1955) was born in Lancaster, Kentucky to Robert Hugh Tomlinson, Sr. and Lula Marrs. He received an A.B. degree from DePaw University before attending the University of Kentucky. After receiving his LL.B., Tomlinson practiced law in Cincinnati, Ohio in the firm of McCoy and McCoy. Tomlinson returned to Lexington in 1927 and practiced there until his retirement in 1943. He married Agnes Gertrude Flora in 1946.