Lansing Leroy Mitchell

Personal

Birthday: 
1/17/1914
Birthplace: 
Sun, LA
Date of Death: 
4/24/2001
Place of Death: 
New Orleans, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Louisiana State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1934
Name of School - Second: 

Paul M Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University

LSU Law Center offers training in both civil law, used in Louisiana and in 60% of the world's jurisdictions, and common law, in force in 49 other states and in 40% of the glob.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1937

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Court Name: 

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/3/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/3/1981
Termination Date: 
4/24/2001
Termination Reason: 
Death
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