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Meekins, Isaac Melson
Born February 13, 1875, in Tyrrell County, NC
Died November 21, 1946

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 9, 1925, to a seat vacated by Henry Groves Connor. Confirmed by the Senate on January 17, 1925, and received commission on January 17, 1925. Assumed senior status on February 13, 1945. Service terminated on November 21, 1946, due to death.

Education:
Wake Forest College, A.B., 1896

Professional Career:
Private practice, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1896-
Mayor, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1897
City attorney, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1898
Postmaster, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1903-1908
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1910-1914
General counsel, Alien Property Custodian, Washington, D.C., 1921-1922
General counsel and manager, Enemy Insurance Company, 1922

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