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Forest Emery Eastman

Forest Emery Eastman, American judge. Bar: Iowa 1954. Recipient Distinguished service award, Cedar Falls Junior Chamber, 1963, Iowa Juvenile Probation Officers award, 1979. Member of Iowa Judges Association, National Council Juvenile and Family Court Judges (vice president 1983-1986, president-elect 1986-1987).

Background

  • Eastman, Forest Emery was born on March 9, 1928 in WaterlooIowa, Iowa, United States. Son of Eli Niles and Sylvia (Ellington) Eastman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Iowa, 1950. Juris Doctor, 1954.

    Career

    • Probate referee Iowa District Court, Waterloo, 1955—1960. Municipal court judge Cedar Falls Municipal Court, 1960—1973. District associate judge Iowa District Court, 1st Judicial District, 1973—1982, district court judge, since 1982.

      With United States Navy, 1943-1946.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1954.

    Membership

    Member of Iowa Judges Association, National Council Juvenile and Family Court Judges (vice president 1983-1986, president-elect 1986-1987).

    Connections

    • Married Wanda Mae Lightner, September 4, 1949. Children: Forest David, Kirk Christopher, Michael Lon.
    • father: Eli Niles Eastman
    • mother: Sylvia (Ellington) Eastman
    • spouse: Wanda Mae Lightner
    • children: Forest David Eastman
    • Kirk Christopher Eastman
    • Michael Lon Eastman
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