Edward Roscoe Meek

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Edward Roscoe Meek (December 23, 1865 – April 10, 1939) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Davenport, Iowa, Meek received an A.B. from State University of Iowa in 1887, an LL.B. from that institution in 1889, and an A.M. there in 1891. He was in private practice in Fort Worth, Texas from 1889 to 1898.

On July 13, 1898, Meek received a recess appointment from President William McKinley to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas created by 30 Stat. 240. Formally nominated on December 13, 1898, Meek was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 15, 1899, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on December 31, 1935, serving thereafter until his death, in Santa Monica, California. Meek was McKinley's longest serving judicial appointee.

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