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Name Melton, Howell Webster Sr.
City Jacksonville
State FL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Melton, Howell Webster Sr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Melton, Howell Webster Sr.
Born December 15, 1923, in Atlanta, GA
Died December 18, 2015, in St. Augustine, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on March 29, 1977, to a seat vacated by Gerald B. Tjoflat. Confirmed by the Senate on April 25, 1977, and received commission on April 26, 1977. Assumed senior status on February 1, 1991. Service terminated on December 18, 2015, due to death.

Education:
University of Florida, A.A., 1943
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
U.S. Army Reserve, JAG Corps, 1949-1953
Private practice, St. Augustine, Florida, 1948-1961
County attorney, St. Johns County, Florida, 1959-1960
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1961-1977

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