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James Craig Franz

James Craig Franz, American lawyer, judge. Bar: Illinois 1963, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1963. Member Crystal Lake Republican Committee, 1986. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1952-1955, Korea. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, McHenry Company Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American.

Background

  • Franz, James Craig was born on August 21, 1932 in Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert and Muriel (Bisbee) Franz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1958. Juris Doctor, IIT, 1963.

    Career

    • Partner Franz & Franz, Crystal Lake, 1963-1974. Private practice, 1974-1986. Judge 19th Judicial Circuit McHenry County, Woodstock, Illinois, from 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1963, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1963.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Crystal Lake Republican Committee, 1986. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1952-1955, Korea. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, McHenry Company Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bridge, golf, chess, tennis, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Jeanne Reling, September 3, 1955 (divorced 1956). 1 child, David R.; married Joan Marie Fry, October 16, 1965. Children: Donald F., Thomas P.
    • father: Robert Franz
    • mother: Muriel (Bisbee) Franz
    • spouses: Jeanne Reling
    • Joan Marie Fry
    • children: David R. Franz
    • Donald F. Franz
    • Thomas P. Franz
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    Died July 17, 2002
    (aged 69)
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