Mell Gilbert Underwood

Personal

Birthday: 
1/30/1892
Birthplace: 
Rose Farm, OH
Date of Death: 
3/8/1972
Place of Death: 
near New Lexington, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New Lexington, Ohio, 1915-1923
Prosecutor, Perry County, Ohio, 1917-1921
Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio, 1920
U.S. representative from Ohio, 1923-1936

Education

Name of School: 

Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

The Moritz College offers a nationally ranked program and certificate in the emerging area of alternative dispute resolution, as well as an exceptionally broad array of clinical programs, including clinics in civil and criminal practice, mediation, legislation, and juvenile law. The curriculum provides excellent preparation in criminal law, intellectual property law, employment and labor law, commercial law, international law, and many other fields.

Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1915

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/12/1936
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1965
Termination Date: 
3/8/1972
Termination Reason: 
Death
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