College of Law Class of 1923




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George William Meuth, LL.B.

Henderson, Kentucky

President Henry Clay Law Society; Business Manager Kentucky Law Journal

To Meuth’s unusual record we are ready to agree –

He did the work in two years which the common plodder does in three.

We have it from the night owl’s dark report

That he wielded a wicked paddle as Judge of Senior Court.

But when it comes to women, their society he surely spurns,

But we dare say in the future one will trim those sideburns.

-The Kentuckian, 1923
George William Meuth (September 28, 1891 - October 18, 1954) was born in Henderson, Kentucky to Simon Pete Meuth and Willie Ann O'Nan. Meuth graduated from Western Kentucky State College before attending the University of Kentucky. He practiced law in Henderson and Bowling Green after receiving his LL.B.. He later worked as the assistant chief of the United States Justice Department's Civil Frauds Division. Meuth would also serve as a special assistant to the United States Attorney General. He married Jewell Sledge in 1926.