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Herbert Hoover Franks, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Workers'compensationBankinglawyer. Fellow Illinois State Bar (Board of Governors 1994-1997, treasurer 1996-1997, 3d vice president 1997-1998, 2d vice president 1998^, president elect 1999); member Illinois Trial Lawyers (managing board 1975-1992, treasurer 1985-1987).

Background

Franks, Herbert Hoover was born on January 25, 1934 in Joliet, Illinois, United States. Son of Carol and Lottie (Dermer) Franks.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Roosevelt University, 1954. Postgraduate, American University, 1960.

Career

Bar: Illinois 1961, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967. Partner Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, 1985^. Chairman Wonder Lake State Bank, Illinois, 1979^, First National Bank, Marengo, Illinois, 1976-1984, member Executive Committee, 1976^.

Vice-chairman hotel management organization Bricton Group, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1992-1998. Bus.editor American U. Law Review 1959, 60. State president Young Democrats of Illinois, 1970-1972.

Trustee Hebrew Theological College, Skokie, Illinois, 1974^. Trustee, secretary Forest Institute Professional Psychology, Springfield, Missouri, 1979-1991. Chairman Forest Hospital, Des Plaines, 1980-1988.

With United States Army, 1956-1958.

Membership

State president Young Democrats of Illinois, 1970-1972. Trustee Hebrew Theological College, Skokie, Illinois, since 1974. Trustee, secretary Forest Institute Professional Psychology, Springfield, Missouri, 1979-1991.

Chairman Forest Hospital, Des Plaines, 1980-1988. With United States Army, 1956-1958. Member of Illinois Trial Lawyers (managing board 1975-1992, treasurer 1985-1987), Illinois State Bar Association (state president 2000-2001), Shriners, Masons (33 degree), Sigma Nu Phi (president 1980-1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing.

Connections

Married Eileen Pepper, June 22, 1957. Children: David, Jack, Eli.