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Name Perry, Matthew James Jr.
City Columbia
State SC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Perry, Matthew James Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Perry, Matthew James Jr.
Born August 3, 1921, in Columbia, SC
Died July 29, 2011, in Columbia, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 5, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 19, 1979, and received commission on September 20, 1979. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1995. Service terminated on July 29, 2011, due to death.

Education:
Colored Normal Industrial & Mechanical College of S. Car. (now S. Car. State U.), B.S., 1948
South Carolina State School of Law, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1951-1961
Private practice, Columbia, South Carolina, 1961-1976
U.S. Court of Military Appeals, 1976-1979
Oral History
Bibliography

compress summary

Case(s) SD-SC-0003 : U.S. v. Calhoun County School District
SD-SC-0005 : Brunson v. Board of Trustees of Clarendon County


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