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Mitchell, Lansing Leroy

Born January 17, 1914, in Sun, LA
Died April 24, 2001, in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on October 6, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Assumed senior status on November 3, 1981. Service terminated on April 24, 2001, due to death.

Louisiana State University, B.A., 1934
Louisiana State University Law School, LL.B., 1937

Professional Career:

Private practice, Pontchatoula, Louisiana, 1937-1938
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1938-1941
Attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1941-1942
U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, 1942-1946
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1946-1953
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1953-1966