MINDEN, La. (AP) - The late Judge Charles “Corky” Marvin has been selected for the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame.
The Minden Press-Herald reported (https://bit.ly/1iymox3) induction ceremonies are planned in 2015 Winnfield, site of the Hall of Fame.
Marvin died in April 2003 at age 73. He served as district attorney in Bossier and Webster parishes from 1971-75. Marvin’s son, Schuyler, is now district attorney.
The elder Marvin was elected to the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal in 1975, beginning a 24-year stint until his retirement in 1999.
He was unopposed for two additional 10-year terms in 1978 and 1988 and was named chief judge from 1990 until his retirement in 1999.
Marvin, an Air Force veteran, was frequently invited to serve as a pro tempore justice for the Louisiana Supreme Court. He was also served as an adjunct professor at LSU, Grambling State University and Bossier Parish Community College.
Marvin earned his undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech University and a law degree from LSU.
Information from: Minden Press-Herald, https://www.press-herald.com/
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