The President today announced that he will nominate Daniel J. Meador, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney General. Meador is presently a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Meador was born in Alabama in 1926. He received a B.S. degree from Auburn University in 1949, a J.D. degree from the University of Alabama in 1951, and an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School in 1954.
Meador served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. In 1953 he became a law clerk for the Alabama Supreme Court. In 1954 and 1955, he served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black.
From 1955 to 1957, Meador practiced law in Birmingham, Ala. He joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in 1957 as an associate professor and in 1961 became a professor. From 1966 to 1970, he was dean and professor at the University of Alabama Law School. In 1970 he returned to the University of Virginia Law School as a professor.