Ronald Edward Meredith

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Ronald Edward Meredith (January 30, 1946 – December 1, 1994) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Clarkson, Kentucky, Meredith received a B.A. from Georgetown College in 1967 and a J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 1971. He was a Minority counsel, U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Penitentiaries from 1971 to 1972. He was a Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Marlow W. Cook of Kentucky from 1972 to 1975. He was in private practice in Elizabethtown, Kentucky from 1975 to 1981. He was a District chairman, Republican Party of Kentucky, 2nd Congressional District from 1976 to 1980. He was a Chairman, Kentucky State Republican Party in 1979. He was the United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky from 1981 to 1985. He was a Trustee, Georgetown College, Kentucky from 1983 to 1994. He was a Trustee, Grace Evangelistic Association, Incorporated from 1978 to 1994.

Meredith was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. Meredith was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 27, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 3, 1985, and received his commission on April 4, 1985. He served as chief judge from 1991-1994. Meredith served in that capacity until December 1, 1994, due to his death.

He died in Louisville, Kentucky.