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Name Miller, John Elvis
City Searcy
State AR
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born May 15, 1888, in Aid, MO
Died January 30, 1981, in Little Rock, AR

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born May 15, 1888, in Aid, MO
Died January 30, 1981, in Little Rock, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 31, 1941, to a seat vacated by Heartsill Ragon. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1941, and received commission on March 12, 1941. Served as chief judge, 1958-1967. Assumed senior status on February 28, 1967. Service terminated on January 30, 1981, due to death.

Education:
University of Kentucky College of Law, LL.B., 1912

Professional Career:

Private practice, Searcy, Arkansas, 1912-1919
Prosecutor, First Judicial Circuit, Arkansas, 1919-1922
U.S. representative from Arkansas, 1931-1937
U.S. senator from Arkansas, 1937-1941
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1962-1963


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