Log In

Francis G. Dunn Edit Profile

state justice

Francis G. Dunn, former state justice. Bar: South Dakota 1937.

Background

Dunn, Francis G. was born on November 12, 1913 in Scenic, South Dakota, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University South Dakota, 1937. Master of Arts, George Washington University.

Career

Practice law, Madison, South Dakota, to 1941. Former secretary to the United States Senator W.J. Bulow. Trial attorney Department Justice, Washington, 1946-1950.

Assistant United States attorney for South Dakota, 1950-1954. Associate Doyle, Mahoney & Dunn, Sioux Falls, 1954-1956. Judge Sioux Falls Municipal Court, 1956-1959, South Dakota Circuit Court, 1959-1973.

Justice South Dakota Supreme Court, 1973-1984, chief justice, 1974-1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Dakota 1937.

Connections

Son of Thomas B. and Mary learning disabilities. Married Betty, January 3, 1942. Children– David, Rebecca, Tom, Carol.

father:
Thomas B. Mary

mother:
Mary

spouse:
Betty

child:
David Dunn

child:
Rebecca Dunn

child:
Tom Dunn

child:
Carol Dunn