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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: White, Mastin Gentry

Born January 1, 1901, in Van Zandt County, TX
Died July 25, 1987, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Trial Judge, Court of Claims, 1955-1982; senior trial judge, 1971-1982

Judge, U.S. Claims Court (now U.S. Court of Federal Claims)
Appointed as senior judge by statute on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 27. Received a recess appointment from Ronald Reagan on November 10, 1982. Assumed senior status on November 19, 1982. Service terminated on July 25, 1987, due to death.

University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1927
New Mexico State Teachers' College (now Western New Mexico University), A.B., 1929
Columbia Law School, LL.M., 1930
Harvard Law School, S.J.D., 1933

Professional Career:
Assistant county attorney, Smith County, Texas, 1927-1930
Associate professor, University of Texas School of Law, 1930-1932
Brandeis research fellow, Harvard Law School, 1932-1933
Special assistant to the attorney general of the United States, U.S. Department of Justice, 1933-1935
Solicitor, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1935-1942
U.S. Army colonel, 1942-1946
Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1946-1953
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1953-1955