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Frank Joseph Hammond, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1948, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.


Hammond, Frank Joseph was born on December 9, 1919 in Harvey, Illinois, United States. Son of William Ernest and Bessie (Seavey) Hammond.


Carleton College (Bachelor of Arts, 1941). Harvard Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1948).


Practice law, St. Paul, since 1948;member firms, Briggs & Morgan, St. Paul, since 1948;president, Briggs & Morgan, St. Paul, 1970-1977. Adjunct Professor commercial law St. Paul College Law, 1950-1956, Hamline U. School Law, 1989-1991. General counsel Bush Foundation, St. Paul, since 1970.

Director FiduciaryCounseling Inc. Advocate American Board Trial Advocates, since 1973.


  • Bar: Minnesota 1948, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.


Trustee Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1962-1994, United Theological Seminary, New Brighton, Minnesota, 1976-1982, Alliss Educational Foundation, St. Paul, since 1981. Board directors Minnesota Orchestra Association, Minneapolis, 1979-1984, planned gifts committee, 1985-1989. Board directors Minnesota Foundation, St. Paul, since 1975, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 1975-1989, chairman, 1981-1986.

Chairman Operation 85, 1978-1981. Foundation chairman Minnesota United Negro College Fund, Minneapolis, 1979-1980. Member executive committee Indianhead council Boy Scouts American, St. Paul, since 1981.

Captain United States Air Force, 1941-1945. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers, American Law Institute. Member Minnesota Bar Association (board governors 1961-1963, 68-70), Ramsey County Bar Association (president 1967, Distinguished Humanitarian Service award, 1989), American Board Trial Advocates (advisory), International Platform Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho Clubs: Minnesota (St. Paul) (director 1960-1964).

St. Paul Athletic (secretary 1949-1990). Informal (St. Paul).


Married Frances Anderson, February 13, 1945. Children: Susan, Kent William.

William Ernest Hammond

Bessie (Seavey) Hammond

Frances Anderson

Susan Hammond

Kent William Hammond