History of the Federal Judiciary


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Mellott, Arthur Johnson
Born August 30, 1888, in Wallula, KS
Died December 29, 1957

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Nominated by Harry S Truman on November 13, 1945, to a new seat authorized by 59 Stat. 545. Confirmed by the Senate on November 27, 1945, and received commission on November 29, 1945. 1948-1957. Service terminated on December 29, 1957, due to death.

Education:
Kansas City School of Law (now University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law), LL.B., 1917

Professional Career:
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Kansas, 1917-1918
Private practice, Kansas City, Kansas, 1919-1922
Judge, City Court of Kansas City [Kansas], 1923-1924
County attorney, Kansas City, Kansas, 1927-1929
Deputy commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1934-1935
Judge, U.S. Tax Court, 1935-1945

 

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