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Herbert Hoover Franks

Herbert Hoover Franks, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1961, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1961, United States Supreme Court 1967.

Background

  • Franks, Herbert Hoover was born on January 25, 1934 in Joliet, Illinois, United States. Son of Carol and Lottie (Dermer) Franks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Roosevelt University, 1954. Postgraduate, American University, 1960.

    Career

    • Partner Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, since 1985. Chairman First National Bank, Marengo, 1976—1990, State Bank Group, 1979—2011. Member Illinois Courts Commission, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1961, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1961, United States Supreme Court 1967.

    Works

    • Business editor American University Law Review, 1959, 60.

    Membership

    State president Young Democrats of Illinois, 1970-1972. Trustee Hebrew Theological College, Skokie, Illinois, since 1974. Trustee, secretary Forest Institute Professional Psychology, Springfield, Missouri, 1979-1991.

    Chairman Forest Hospital, Des Plaines, 1980-1988. With United States Army, 1956-1958. Member of Illinois Trial Lawyers (managing board 1975-1992, treasurer 1985-1987), Illinois State Bar Association (state president 2000-2001), Shriners, Masons (33 degree), Sigma Nu Phi (president 1980-1982).

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Eileen Pepper, June 22, 1957. Children: David, Jack, Eli.
    • father: Carol Franks
    • mother: Lottie (Dermer) Franks
    • spouse: Eileen Pepper
    • children: David Franks
    • Jack Franks
    • Eli Franks
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    Born January 25, 1934
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