Miles Lord, American federal judge, Died at 97


Miles Welton Lord was born on November 6, 1919, in Dean Lake, Minnesota and died on December 10, 2016.

He was a federal judge.

He was appointed to the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota by President Lyndon B. Johnson on February 10, 1966 to fill the vacancy left by Judge Dennis F. Donovan.

Lord served as chief judge on the district court from 1981 to 1985 and retired in September 1985.

Then, Miles practiced law in Minnesota.

Miles Lord received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota in 1946 and his law degree from University of Minnesota Law School in 1948.

Miles Lord served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1944 to 1945 and served as an Assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Minnesota in 1951.

Miles Lord passed away at 97 years old.