Howell Webster Melton Sr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1923
Birthplace: 
Atlanta, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
University of Florida
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1943
Name of School - Second: 

Levin College of Law - University of Florida

The law school offers courses of study leading to the Juris Doctor degree, including Certificate Programs in Environmental and Land Use Law, Estates and Trusts Practice, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law or International and Comparative Law. Joint J.D./M.A. and J.D./Ph.D. degrees in a variety of disciplines are available, too. The college also offers one of the leading LL.M. in Taxation programs in the United States.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1948

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/26/1977
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/1/1991
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