History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Melton, Howell Webster Sr.
Born 1923 in Atlanta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on March 29, 1977, to a seat vacated by Gerald B. Tjoflat. Confirmed by the Senate on April 25, 1977, and received commission on April 26, 1977. Assumed senior status on February 1, 1991.

Education:
University of Florida, A.A., 1943
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
U.S. Army Reserve, JAG Corps, 1949-1953
Private practice, St. Augustine, Florida, 1948-1961
County attorney, St. Johns County, Florida, 1959-1960
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1961-1977

 

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