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Horace Zed Gant, American lawyer. Bar: Arkansas 1936, United States District Court (western district) 1937, United States Supreme Court 1943. President Mental Health Association, Fort Smith, 1978; chairman Boggan Education Scholarship Trust Fund; deacon 1st Baptist Church, Van Buren; trustee Boggan Education Scholarship Trust Fund; Member of Arkansas Bar Association, Masons (master 1942-1943).

Background

Gant, Horace Zed was born on April 1, 1914 in Van Buren, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Washington and Ida Elizabeth (Stephenson) Gant.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Arkansas, 1936. Juris Doctor, University Arkansas, 1969.

Career

Bar: Arkansas 1936, United States District Court (western district) Arkansas 1937, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1943. Assistant prosecuting attorney, Van Buren, 1936-1941. Sole practice, Van Buren, 1941-1943.

Attorney War Relocation Authority, Washington, 1943, unites states department Interior, Washington, 1947. Field attorney VA, Little Rock, 1947-1973. Chancery judge Arkansas 15th Judicial District, Van Buren, 1973-1975.

Partner Gant & Gant, Van Buren, 1975. Chairman, Board Of Directors Western Arkansas Legal Superior vena cava syndrome, Fort Smith, 1991, president of the board directors, 1991-1992. Chancery court master Arkansas 12th Judicial District, Fort Smith, 1976-1991.

Board of directors Harbor House and Gateway House, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1974-1984. Chairman.Western Arkansas Advisory Council, Fort Smith, 1976-1981. President Mental Health Association, Fort Smith, 1978.

Trustee Boggan Education Scholarship Trust Fund, chairman, 1979. Deacon 1st Baptist Church, Van Buren. Lieutenant commander United States Navy, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Arkansas 1936, United States District Court (western district) 1937, United States Supreme Court 1943.

Membership

President Mental Health Association, Fort Smith, 1978. Chairman Boggan Education Scholarship Trust Fund. Deacon 1st Baptist Church, Van Buren.

Trustee Boggan Education Scholarship Trust Fund. Member of Arkansas Bar Association, Masons (master 1942-1943).

Connections

Married Edith Imogene Farabough, October 10, 1937. Children: Alice Margaret, Linda Beth, Zed George, Paul David.

father:
George Washington Gant

mother:
Ida Elizabeth (Stephenson) Gant

spouse:
Edith Imogene Farabough

child:
Zed George Gant

child:
Paul David Gant

child:
Alice Margaret Gant

child:
Linda Beth Gant