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Floyd Benjamin Sperry Edit Profile

Lawyer

Floyd Benjamin Sperry, American lawyer. Bar: North Dakota 1927, United States District Court North Dakota, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit). Recipient Distinguished Service award North Dakota State Bar Association, 1991.

Background

Sperry, Floyd Benjamin was born on August 3, 1905 in Denhoff, North Dakota, United States. Son of James S. and Mary P. (Johnson) Sperry.

Education

Juris Doctor, University North Dakota, 1927. Bachelor of Laws (honorary), University North Dakota, 1927.

Career

Assistant attorney general. States attorney; principal Sperry Law Office, Bismark, North Dakota.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Dakota 1927, United States District Court North Dakota, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit).

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Army, 1927. Fellow American Bar Association, (life, state bar delegate, code of ethics committee), North Dakota Bar Association (president, continuning education committee), Association Trial Lawyers American, Reserve Officers Association, Sons of Norway, American Legion, Officer Reserve Corps, Eagles, Elks, Masons (32 degree), Shriners, Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Ruth E. Hovda (deceased).

father:
James S. Sperry

mother:
Mary P. (Johnson) Sperry

spouse:
Ruth E. Hovda