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Callister, Marion Jones
Born June 6, 1921, in Moreland, ID
Died June 24, 1997, in Boise, ID

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
Nominated by Gerald Ford on July 19, 1976, to a seat vacated by J. Blaine Anderson. Confirmed by the Senate on August 26, 1976, and received commission on September 1, 1976. Served as chief judge, 1981-1988. Assumed senior status on June 6, 1989. Service terminated on June 24, 1997, due to death.

Education:
University of Utah, B.S.L., 1950
University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1944-1946
Assistant county attorney, Blackfoot, Idaho, 1951-1952
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Idaho, 1953-1957
Private practice, Boise, Idaho, 1958-1969
Judge, Idaho District Court, 1970-1975
U.S. attorney for the District of Idaho, 1975-1976
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