Marion Tinsley Bennett

Personal

Birthday: 
6/6/1914
Birthplace: 
Buffalo, MO
Date of Death: 
9/6/2000
Place of Death: 
Alexandria, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Springfield, Missouri, 1938-1940
Administrative assistant, U.S. Rep. Philip Alan Bennett, Missouri, 1941-1942
U.S. representative from Missouri, 1943-1949
Commissioner, U.S. Court of Claims, 1949-1964
Chief trial commissioner, U.S. Court of Claims, 1964-1972
U.S. Air Force Reserve colonel, 1950-1974

Education

Name of School: 
Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University)
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1935
Name of School - Second: 

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

An education at Washington University School of Law provides the opportunity to combine outstanding teaching and a mastery of the fundamentals necessary for the practice of law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1938

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/28/1972
Termination Date: 
9/30/1982
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Federal Circuit Appeals Court

Commission Date - Second: 
10/1/1982
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
3/1/1986
Termination Date - Second: 
9/6/2000
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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