Clarence H. Mullins

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Clarence H. Mullins (March 16, 1895 – June 30, 1957) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Clanton, Alabama, Mullins received an LL.B. from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1914, and immediately entered private practice in Birmingham, Alabama. He became assistant city attorney of Birmingham and was county attorney of Jefferson County, Alabama, until 1943.

On March 19, 1943, Mullins was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama created by 56 Stat. 1092. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 7, 1943, and received his commission on April 16, 1943. He served as chief judge from 1948 to 1953, assuming senior status on May 31, 1953. Mullins served in that capacity until his death, in 1957, in Mountain Brook, Alabama.

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