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Jeffrey Paul Masten

Jeffrey Paul Masten, American lawyer. Bar: South Dakota 1976, United States District Court South Dakota 1976, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1977, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1994, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.

Background

  • Masten, Jeffrey Paul was born on December 12, 1948 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. Son of Samuel William and Kathryn Lois (Kaltsulas) Masten.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, 1970. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1972. Juris Doctor, University South Dakota, 1976.

    Career

    • Associate Sam W. Masten, Professional Corporation, Canton, South Dakota, 1976-1980. Partner Masten, Myrabo & Irons, Professional Corporation, 1980-1987, Masten & Fox, 1987-1989. State's attorney Lincoln County, Canton, 1981-1992.

      Chairman Southeastern Human Development Corporation, Sioux Falls, 1977-1984. Board directors Southeastern Mental Health Center, Sioux Falls.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Dakota 1976, United States District Court South Dakota 1976, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1977, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1994, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Board directors East River Legal Service Corporation, Sioux Falls, 1977, 79. Member South Dakota Democratic Center Committee, 1982. Democratic chairman Lincoln County, 1982.

    Delegate Democratic Conventions, 1984. Chairman South Dakota Democratic Party, 1988-1992. Member American Bar Association (various sections and committees), South Dakota Bar Association (past chairman environmental law committee, past board directors young lawyers section), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Trial Lawyers American (Environmental Law Writing award 1976), South Dakota State's Attorney Association (board directors 1985-1987, 91-92), National College District Attorneys, American Physical Society, American Association Pyhsics Teachers, American Mathematics Association, Mathematics Association American, New York Academy of Sciences, Association Computing Machinery, Internet Society Lodges: Silver Star, Shriners.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: photography, fly fishing, foreign languages, research physics.

    Connections

    • Married Kerry Jo Lange, June 27, 1981. Children: Taylor Ann, Samuel Wesley.
    • father: Samuel William Masten
    • mother: Kathryn Lois (Kaltsulas) Masten
    • spouse: Kerry Jo Lange
    • children: Taylor Ann Masten
    • Samuel Wesley Masten
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    Born December 12, 1948
    (age 68)
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