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Robert Molloy

College: City College
Awards: Rhodes Scholarship, 1939

CUNY's 1939 Star

Robert T. Molloy, a 1938 magna cum laude graduate of The City College of New York, was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 1939. He received his degree in history with honors.

The son of a rear admiral assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard, he attended schools in various cities where his father was stationed and graduated from a New York City public high school. At City College, he received Second Year Honors, was chosen as a Naumberg Fellow and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Molloy matriculated at Oxford University as a candidate for an A.B. in Jurisprudence. He also studied for the advanced degree of bachelor of civil law. When Molloy returned to the United States, he went to Yale Law School, receiving his LL.B. in 1941.