Marvin R. Dye

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Marvin Rood Dye (July 12, 1895 in Forestville, Chautauqua County, New York – October 25, 1997) was an American lawyer and politician.

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He was the son of Daniel A. Dye and Jenni (Marvin) Dye. He graduated LL.B. from Cornell Law School in 1917. During World War I, he joined the armed forces and was commissioned a first lieutenant. On June 25, 1918, he married Miriam Kelley. Returning to civilian life, he commenced the practice of law at Rochester, New York in 1920. He was County Attorney of Monroe County from 1934 to 1935.

On November 11, 1940, he was appointed by Governor Herbert H. Lehman to the New York Court of Claims.

In 1944, he was elected on the Democratic, American Labor and Liberal tickets to the New York Court of Appeals, and was re-elected unopposed in 1958. He retired from the Court of Appeals at the end of 1965 when he reached the constitutional age limit of 70 years, but later served on the New York Supreme Court (7th District).

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