History of the Federal Judiciary


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Mathews, Clifton
Born February 12, 1880, in Concord, GA
Died September 7, 1962

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 13, 1935, to a seat vacated by William Henry Sawtelle. Confirmed by the Senate on March 20, 1935, and received commission on March 23, 1935. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1953. Service terminated on September 7, 1962, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1904

Professional Career:
Private practice, Farmerville, Louisiana, 1904-1912
Private practice, Roswell, New Mexico, 1913-1915
Private practice, Bisbee, Arizona, 1915-1920
Private practice, Globe, Arizona, 1920-1933
Special assistant to the attorney general, State of Arizona, 1929-1931
U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona, 1933-1935
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