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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.

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other 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