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Bennett, Marion Tinsley

Born June 6, 1914, in Buffalo, MO
Died September 6, 2000, in Alexandria, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 22, 1972, to a seat vacated by Linton M. Collins. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1972, and received commission on June 28, 1972. Service terminated on October 1, 1982, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 25. Assumed senior status on March 1, 1986. Service terminated on September 6, 2000, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Trial Judge, Court of Claims, 1949-1972; chief of Trial Division, 1964-1972

Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University), A.B., 1935
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1938

Professional Career:

Private practice, Springfield, Missouri, 1938-1940
Administrative assistant, U.S. Rep. Philip Alan Bennett of Missouri, 1941-1942
U.S. representative from Missouri, 1943-1949
U.S. Air Force Reserve colonel, 1950-1974