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Matthes, Marion Charles

Born January 29, 1906, in De Soto, MO
Died November 30, 1980

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on February 19, 1958, to a seat vacated by Charles Evans Whittaker. Confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 1958, and received commission on March 12, 1958. Served as chief judge, 1970-1973. Assumed senior status on July 14, 1973. Service terminated on November 30, 1980, due to death.

Benton College of Law
Read law, 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, DeSoto and Hillsboro, Missouri, 1928-1955
City attorney, DeSoto, Missouri, 1938-1940
Deputy finance commissioner, State of Missouri, 1929-
State senator, Missouri, 1942-1950
Member, Missouri State Highway Commission, 1954-1955
Lecturer, Washington University School of Law
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1970-1973