History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Shell, Terry Lee
Born April 2, 1922, in Franklin, AR
Died June 25, 1978

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
Nominated by Gerald Ford on July 25, 1975, to a seat vacated by J. Smith Henley. Confirmed by the Senate on September 15, 1975, and received commission on September 16, 1975. Service terminated on June 25, 1978, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by Gerald Ford on July 25, 1975, to a seat vacated by J. Smith Henley. Confirmed by the Senate on September 15, 1975, and received commission on September 16, 1975. Service terminated on June 25, 1978, due to death.

Education:
Arkansas State University, B.S.E., 1946
University of Arkansas School of Law, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1945
Private practice, Arkansas, 1949-1960
State representative, Arkansas, 1953-1954
Prosecutor, Second Judicial Circuit, Arkansas, 1955-1960
Chancellor, Arkansas Chancery Court, Twelfth Chancery District, 1961-1975

 

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