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Joyce, Matthew M.
Born April 29, 1877, in Emmetsburg, IA
Died January 12, 1956

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on January 28, 1932, to a seat vacated by John B. Sanborn. Confirmed by the Senate on February 3, 1932, and received commission on February 11, 1932. Assumed senior status on October 11, 1954. Service terminated on January 12, 1956, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan Law School
Read law, 1900

Professional Career:
Private practice, Missoula, Montana, 1900-1910
Private practice, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 1910-1917
Attorney, Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1917-1932

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