History of the Federal Judiciary


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Miller, Shackelford Jr.
Born September 4, 1892, in Louisvillle, KY
Died November 24, 1965

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 16, 1939, to a seat vacated by Elwood Hamilton. Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1939, and received commission on March 4, 1939. Service terminated on December 20, 1945, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on November 23, 1945, to a seat vacated by Elwood Hamilton. Confirmed by the Senate on December 4, 1945, and received commission on December 11, 1945. Served as chief judge, 1961-1962. Assumed senior status on November 1, 1965. Service terminated on November 24, 1965, due to death.

Education:
Princeton University, A.B., 1914
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1917

Professional Career:
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1919-1939
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