Marion De VriesDemocratic
Born: August 15, 1865 near Woodbridge, CA
Died: September 11, 1939 near Woodbridge, CA
1893-1897: Assistant District Attorney, San Joaquin County
1900: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on August 20.
1900-1910: Justice, Board of General Appraisers (now United States Customs Court)
1910-1921: Associate Justice, United States Court of Customs Appeals
1921-1922: Presiding Justice, United States Court of Customs Appeals
- De Vries was born and died at the De Vries Ranch near Woodbridge (in San Joaquin County). He was buried in the family plot at the ranch.
- INNOVATOR: "Attempts to demonstrate war-time mustard gas as a ground squirrel exterminator on the Marion DeVries ranch, near [Lodi], were given up after it was discovered the weeds and wheat were too high." (Source: Sausalito News, 5/27/1922) No mustard gas was used at the site, now the home of the Oak Farm Vineyards.