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The Digital Portrait Collection

The Digital Portrait Collection at the University of South Carolina School of Law

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.