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Marvin Chester Emerson, American legal association administrator. Bar: Oklahoma 1953, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971, United States District Court (eastern district) Oklahoma 1963, United States District Court (western district) Oklahoma 1971, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1975.


Emerson, Marvin Chester was born on December 8, 1928 in Cromwell, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Earle Evans and Diva Elizabeth (Wilkins) Emerson.


Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1953. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1970.


Private practice,, Coalgate, Oklahoma, 1953-1954;county attorney, Coal County, Coalgate, 1954-1955;assistant county attorney, Pontotoc County, Ada, Oklahoma, 1955-1957;legal assistant, State Soil Conservation Board, Oklahoma City, 1957-1961;executive director, State Soil Conservation Board, Oklahoma City, 1961-1971;first assistant attorney general, State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1971-1977;administrative director, Oklahoma Supreme Court, Oklahoma City, 1977-1981;executive director, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma City, since 1981.


With United States Air Force, 1946-1947. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Oklahoma Bar Foundation (board of trustees since 1981), Oklahoma County Bar Association, Masons.


Children: M. Caroline, George M.