History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Meek, Edward Roscoe
Born December 23, 1865, in Davenport, IA
Died April 10, 1939, in Santa Monica, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Received a recess appointment from William McKinley on July 13, 1898, to a new seat authorized by 30 Stat. 240; nominated to the same position by William McKinley on December 13, 1898. Confirmed by the Senate on February 15, 1899, and received commission on February 15, 1899. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1935. Service terminated on April 10, 1939, due to death.

Education:
University of Iowa, A.B., 1887
University of Iowa College of Law, LL.B., 1889
University of Iowa, A.M., 1891

Professional Career:
Private practice, Fort Worth, Texas, 1889-1898

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, March 10, 1898; no Senate vote
Research Collections

 

Submit Questions About Judicial History