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Eugene Starke Harris

Eugene Starke Harris, Other: Legal administration ( law: pract. & administration)Family and matrimonialProbate (including wills, trusts)judicial chancellor. Served with United States Navy, 1957-1960, commander Reserve; Member Jefferson County Bar Association (past president), Arkansas Bar Association, American Bar Association, Arkansas Judicial Council (past president).

Background

  • Harris, Eugene Starke was born on June 14, 1935 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States. Son of Frank Carleton and Marjorie Allison (Wilson) Harris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Duke University, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Arkansas, 1962. Graduate, National Judicial College, Reno, 1971.

    Career

    • Bar: Arkansas 1962, United States District Court(eastern district) Arkansas 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971. Association, Bridges, Young, Matthews & Davis, 1962-1967. Associate, then partner Reinberger, Eilbott, Smith & Staten, 1967-1972.

      Chancellor 11th Judicial District Western Division, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, since 1973. Chairman of Commission to draft uniform rules for trial cts. Arkansas State Bar; judicial planning committee Arkansas Supreme Court, 1977-1981, chairman judicial article task force, 1978-1981.

      Member joint Arkansas bar/Arkansas judicial council committee Judicial Compensation Commission. Chairman Governor's Cost Judiciary Compensation Commission, Trial Judge Section Arkansas Judicial Council Former member Jefferson County Easter Seal Society. Former chairman youth division, board deacons First Presbyterian Church, Pine Bluff.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Former member Jefferson County Easter Seal Society. Former chairman youth division, board deacons First Presbyterian Church, Pine Bluff. Member of American Bar Association, Arkansas Judicial Council (past president), Arkansas Bar Association, Jefferson County Bar Association, Masons Club, Pine Bluff Downtown Lions Club (past director), Shriners Club.

    Connections

    • Children: Bruce Carleton, David Alexander, Benjamin Eugene.
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