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Pat Mehaffy

Biography of Pat Mehaffy

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Mehaffy
  • First Name: Pat
  • Date of Birth: October , 8 , 1904
  • Place of Birth (POB): Little Rock , Arkansas (US-AR, AR, 05, Ark.)
  • Date of Death: January , 31 , 1981
  • Place of Death (POD): Little Rock , Arkansas (US-AR, AR, 05, Ark.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Pat Mehaffy Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John F. Kennedy ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 06/24/1963
  • Seat vacated by: Woodrough , Joseph William
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 06/24/1963
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/15/1963
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/15/1963
  • Commission Date: 07/16/1963
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1973
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1974
  • Retirement from Active Service: 08/31/1974
  • Date of Termination: 01/31/1981
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Pat Mehaffy in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1927

Pat Mehaffy Career Path


  • Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1929-1930, 1940-1963
  • Assistant attorney general, State of Arkansas, 1929-1933
  • Chief deputy prosecutor, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1934-1938
  • Prosecutor, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1939-1940


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  • Article Name: Pat Mehaffy
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  • Description: Biography of Pat Mehaffy Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Mehaffy First Name: Pat Date of Birth: October , 8 , 1904 [...]

This entry was last updated: October 31, 2015


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