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Mehaffy, Pat

Born October 8, 1904, in Little Rock, AR
Died January 31, 1981, in Little Rock, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on June 24, 1963, to a seat vacated by Joseph William Woodrough. Confirmed by the Senate on July 15, 1963, and received commission on July 16, 1963. Served as chief judge, 1973-1974. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on August 31, 1974. Service terminated on January 31, 1981, due to death.

University of Arkansas School of Law, LL.B., 1927

Professional Career:

Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1929-1930, 1940-1963
Assistant attorney general, State of Arkansas, 1929-1933
Chief deputy prosecutor, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1934-1938
Prosecutor, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1939-1940
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1973-1974