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James Marshall Carter, American judge.

Background

Carter, James Marshall was born on March 11, 1904 in Santa Barbara, California, United States. Son of James Madison and Belle A. (Hicks) Carter.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, 1924. Postgraduate Harvard Law School, 1924-1925. Juris Doctor, University of Southern California, 1927.

Doctor of Laws, University San Diego, 1962.

Career

F.; married second, Ruth Doty, September 17, 1938. Married 3d, Bina Cheney, December 30, 1953. Admitted to California bar, 1928, and practiced in Los Angeles, 1928-1940.

Director State Department Motor Vehicles for California, 1940-1943. Chief assistant United State Attorneys Southern District California, 1943-1946, United State Attorneys, 1946-1949. United States district judge, 1949-1967.

Judge ninth circuit United States Court of Appeals, from 1967, senior circuit judge, from 1971, judge Temporary Emergency Court Appeals, from 1975. Chairman California State Highway Traffic Advisory Committee to War Department, 1941-1942. Member Commision on Interstate Cooperation, State of California, 1941-1942, Interstate Commision on Crime, 1941-1942, member governor’s council, 1940-1942.

Membership

Member Commision on Interstate Cooperation, State of California, 1941-1942, Interstate Commision on Crime, 1941-1942. Member various coms. Judicial Conference of the United States. Member of advisory council judges National Council Crime and Delinquency.

Board of directors Federal Judicial Center, 1968-1971. Member American Bar Association, Institute Judicial Administration, Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau, Phi Alpha Delta, Ephebian Society.

Connections

Married Dorothy Freeland, 1927.; married second, Ruth Doty, September 17, 1938.

father:
James Madison Carter

mother:
Belle A. (Hicks) Carter

spouse:
Dorothy Freeland

spouse:
Ruth Doty