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Name Shelbourne, Roy Mahlon
City Bardwell
State KY
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:

Shelbourne, Roy Mahlon
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Shelbourne, Roy Mahlon
Born November 12, 1890, in Bardwell, KY
Died December 29, 1974, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 17, 1946, to a seat vacated by Shackelford Miller. Confirmed by the Senate on February 5, 1946, and received commission on February 8, 1946. Served as chief judge, 1948-1960. Assumed senior status on November 1, 1964. Service terminated on December 29, 1974, due to death.

Education:
Union University, Jackson, Tennessee, A.B., 1912
Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bardwell, Kentucky, 1913-1927
County attorney, Carlisle County, Kentucky, 1918-1926
President, Bardwell Deposit Bank, 1926-1936
Private practice, Paducah, Kentucky, 1936-1946

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