Mendon Morrill

Mendon Morrill

Title: District Court
Appointed by: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Judicial Tenure: 1958 - 1961
Born: September 18, 1902
Birth Place: Worcester, MA
Died: March 12, 1961

Mendon Morrill was a United States federal judge. Morrill was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. Judge Morrill served as a Lieutenant Colonel in World War II. He graduated from Harvard University in 1923. He received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1926.

Morrill was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey sitting in Newark. Morrill was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 25, 1958, to a seat vacated by Alfred E. Modarelli. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 22, 1958, and received his commission on April 23, 1958. Judge Morrill passed away on March 12, 1961, after a long illness, just three years after his appointment to the bench.

Professional Career

  • Private practice, Massachusetts
  • U.S. Army
  • Private practice, Paterson, New Jersey

Education

  • Harvard University, 1923
  • Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1926

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