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Meredith, Ronald Edward

Born January 30, 1946, in Clarkson, KY
Died December 1, 1994, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 27, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1991-1994. Service terminated on December 1, 1994, due to death.

Georgetown College, Kentucky, B.A., 1967
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:

Minority counsel, Subcommittee on Penitentiaries, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1971-1972
Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Marlow W. Cook of Kentucky, 1972-1975
Private practice, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1975-1981
Chairman for second congressional district, Republican Party of Kentucky, 1976-1980
Chairman, Republican Party of Kentucky, 1979
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1981-1985
Trustee, Georgetown College, Kentucky, 1983-1994
Trustee, Grace Evangelistic Association, Incorporated, 1978-1994

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, September 11, 1984; no Senate vote