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Mark Ashley Sellers, American lawyer.


Sellers, Mark Ashley was born on March 24, 1902 in Grand Bay, Alabama, United States. Son of James Freeman and Medora (Fort) Sellers.


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1928. Scientiae Juridicae Doctor, Harvard, 1933.


Admitted to Texas bar, 1928, Georgia bar, 1931, District of Columbia Bar, 1947. Practice law, Abilene, Texas, 1928-1930. County attorney, Andrews, 1930.

Assistant professor of law Emory University, 1931-1933. Special assistant to United State Attorneys general, 1933-1935, 45. Professor of law U. Georgia, 1935-1938.

Head attorney, associate solicitor USDA, 1938-1943. Assistant war food administrator, director price War Food Administration, 1943-1945. Member McFarland & Sellers, Washington, 1947-1953, Sellers & Conner, 1953-1956, Cummings & Sellers, 1956-1963, Sellers, Conner & Cuneo, 1964-1977.


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A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.


Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.


Member Administrative Conference United States, 1961-1963, 68-74. Board of directors Center for Administrative Justice, chairman, 1972-1973. Fellow American Bar Foundation (chairman 1971-1972).

Member American (house delegations 1952-1977, chairman special committee legal services and procs. 1955-1958), Federal, Georgia, Texas, District of Columbia Bar associations, American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Cosmos (president 1966), Princeton, Harvard, Metropolitan (Washington).


Married Katherine Luther, January 17, 1937. Children: Katherine Ashley, Mark Ashley.

James Freeman Sellers

Medora (Fort) Sellers

Katherine Luther

Katherine Ashley Sellers

Mark Ashley Sellers