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Government official

Eugene Elliot Pratt, American government official. Bar: Utah 1916.

Background

Pratt, Eugene Elliot was born on May 21, 1892 in Salt Lake City. Son of Arthur Eugene and Josephine (Crim) Pratt.

Education

Student, University Utah, 1912. Bachelor of Laws, Leland Stanford Junior University, 1916.

Career

Private practice, 1916-1917, 20-29. Judge 2d Judicial District Court, 1929-1939. Justice Supreme Court State of Utah, 1939-1949, chief justice, 1949 and 50.

Member Armed Services Board Contract Appeals Defense Department, Washington, from 1951. Part-time instructor law Washington College Law, from 1956. Lecturer on law University Utah.

Achievements

  • Bar: Utah 1916.

Membership

Lieutenant, infantry, United States Army, 1917-1920. Captain, major, lieutenant colonel Judge Advisory General Department, United States Army Reserve, since 1925. In active service 1942-1946.

Cited for meritorious service as member War Department board of contract appeals, Office of Under Secretary of War, Washington. Promoted to lieutenant colonel, United States Army Reserve, 1942, retired 1952. Member Utah Bar Association, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Eva Lee Place, April 14, 1918. Children: Elliot Lee, Geneva, Betty Jane.

father:
Arthur Eugene Pratt

mother:
Josephine (Crim) Pratt

spouse:
Eva Lee Place

children:
Elliot Lee Pratt

Geneva Pratt

Betty Jane Pratt