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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.

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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