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H[ugh] Franklin Waters

Biography of H[ugh] Franklin Waters

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Waters
  • First Name: H[ugh]
  • Middle Name: Franklin
  • Date of Birth: July , 20 , 1932
  • Place of Birth (POB): Hackett , Arkansas (US-AR, AR, 05, Ark.)
  • Date of Death: April , 16 , 2002
  • Place of Death (POD): Fayetteville , Arkansas (US-AR, AR, 05, Ark.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

H[ugh] Franklin Waters Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/28/1981
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Williams , Paul X
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/28/1981
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 10/20/1981
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/21/1981
  • Commission Date: 10/26/1981
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1981
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1997
  • Retirement from Active Service: 08/01/1997
  • Date of Termination: 04/16/2002
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

H[ugh] Franklin Waters in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Arkansas
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)Ag.E.
  • Law Degree Year: 1955

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): St. Louis University School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1964

H[ugh] Franklin Waters Career Path


  • U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1955-1958
  • Engineer and attorney, Ralston-Purina Company, St. Louis, Missouri, 1958-1966; company attorney, 1964-1966
  • Private practice, Springdale, Arkansas, 1967-1981
  • Part-time instructor, University of Arkansas Law School, 1968


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