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The Honorable Matthew James Perry, Jr. (1921–2011)

The Honorable Matthew James Perry, Jr. (1921–2011)

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 5, 1979; Confirmed by the Senate on September 19, 1979, and received commission on September 20, 1979; Assumed senior status on October 1, 1995.

Judge, U.S. Court of Military Appeals, 1976–1979; Nominated by Gerald Ford.

Born on August 3, 1921 in Columbia, South Carolina.

Education: South Carolina State College, B.S., 1948; South Carolina State College, LL.B., 1951.

For biography, see Memory Hold The Door.