Sidney Carr Mize

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Sidney Carr Mize (March 7, 1888 – April 26, 1965) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Scott County, Mississippi, Mize received an A.B. from Mississippi College in 1908 and an LL.B. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1911. He was in private practice in Gulfport, Mississippi from 1911 to 1937. He became a special district attorney of Mississippi in 1914, and special county judge and a special chancery judge in 1930.

On January 30, 1937, Mize was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi vacated by Edwin R. Holmes. Mize was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 2, 1937, and received his commission on February 3, 1937. He served as chief judge from 1961 to 1962, and remained on the court until his death, in 1965.

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