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Frances Howell Rudko, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)lawyer. Member American Bar Association, American Association of University Women, Washington County Bar Association (secretary treasurer 1977), Arkansas Bar Assn (chairman family law section 1975-1976), Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, American Association Women Lawyers, Phi Beta Kappa, Altrusa; Club (president 1980-1981), Methodist.


Rudko, Frances Howell was born on November 25, 1935 in Elgin, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Paul Basil and Bertie Eleanor (Maggart) Howell.


Bachelor in English and History magma cum laude, Southern Methodist University, 1959. Juris Doctor, University Arkansas, 1973. Master of Arts in History, University Arkansas, 1983.

Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Arkansas, 1990.


Bar: Arkansas 1973, United States District Court (western district) Arkansas 1973. Teacher English, Grand Prairie Schools (Texas), 1959-1960. Private practicelaw, Fayetteville, 1973^.

Judge Prairie Grove Municipal Court (Arkansas), 1976.


The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.


Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.


There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.


Board directors Arts Center Ozarks, Springdale, 1976—1977, North Arkansas Symphony Society, since 1981, Butterfield Trail Retirement Center, since 1981. Member of American Association of University Women, American Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association, Bristol County Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, American Association Women Lawyers, Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, Arkansas Bar Association (chairman family law section 1975-1976), Washington County Bar Association (secretary treasurer 1977), Supreme Court History Society, American History Society, American Society International Law, Washington County Medical Auxiliary Club (president 1980-1981), Altrusa Club (treasurer 1979-1981), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Theta Phi.


Children: Michael, Stephen Craig, Peter Gregory.