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Name Mitchell, Lansing Leroy
City New Orleans
State LA
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:

Mitchell, Lansing Leroy
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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, 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.

Education:
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


compress summary

Case(s) JC-LA-0003 : Hamilton v. Schriro
JC-LA-0008 : Linn v. Foti
JI-LA-0002 : Doe v. Foti
PC-LA-0004 : Estevez v. Foti
PC-LA-0016 : Lambert v. Morial


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