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Marvin Wells Foote, American judge. Bar: Michigan 1950, Colorado 1950. Named Outstanding Alumnus, Colorado State College, 1965. Member of American Bar Association, National Conference State Trial Judges (chairman 1973-1974), Colorado District Judges Association (president 1965-1966), Arapahoe County Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Masons.

Background

Foote, Marvin Wells was born on August 16, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert Hiram and Ella Henrietta (Gierke) Foote.

Education

Bachelor, Colorado State College, 1940. Master of Arts, Colorado State College, 1941. Postgard., Johns Hopkins University, 1942.

Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1949.

Career

Private practice, Englewood, Colorado, 1950—1954. Judge 18th Judicial District, Littleton, 1954, 1961—1969, chief judge, 1970—1979. Senior judge State Judicial Department, Denver, since 1979.

Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1946, PTO.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1950, Colorado 1950.

Religion

The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

Politics

The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

Views

Bible is the primary source of theology and doctrine, with three others being tradition, reason and experience.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, National Conference State Trial Judges (chairman 1973-1974), Colorado District Judges Association (president 1965-1966), Arapahoe County Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Masons.

Connections

Married Eleanor Louise Gardner Foote, August 14, 1948. Children: Nancy Louise, George Wells, Richard Gardner.

father:
Albert Hiram Foote

mother:
Ella Henrietta (Gierke) Foote

spouse:
Eleanor Louise Gardner Foote

child:
Nancy Louise Foote

child:
George Wells Foote

child:
Richard Gardner Foote