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Melanie Margaret Cecilia Barber

Melanie Margaret Cecilia Barber, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1987, District of Columbia 1992, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1987, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1987. Honor scholar, 1976-1980. Member Mississippi Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Mary Baldwin College Alumnae Association, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Barber, Melanie Margaret Cecilia was born on January 4, 1958 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Frank David Junior and Sarah Frances (McMullan) Barber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Mary Baldwin College, 1980. Juris Doctor, Washington and Lee University, 1984.

    Career

    • Lyndon Johnson intern to congressman United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1976, staff assistant to congressmen, 1979-1981. Lyndon Johnson intern United States Senate, 1978. Law clerk Justice Department Executive Office for United States Attorneys, 1982, United States Army, Alexandria, Virginia, 1983.

      Lawyer Democratic National Committee, Washington, 1984-1986, legislation assistant, 1986-1987, counsel merchant marine subcommittee, 1987-1988. Counsel merchant marine and fisheries committee Coast Guard Working Group, House of Representatives, 1989-1993. Appropriations counsel Congressman David Price, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1987, District of Columbia 1992, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1987, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1987.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Mississippi Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Mary Baldwin College Alumnae Association, Phi Delta Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, cooking, travel, fine arts.

    Connections

    • father: Frank David Barber Junior
    • mother: Sarah Frances (McMullan) Barber
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    Born January 4, 1958
    (age 59)
    Nationality

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