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James Craig Franz, American lawyer, judge. Bar: Illinois 1963, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1963. Member Crystal Lake Republican Committee, 1986. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1952-1955, Korea. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, McHenry Company Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American.

Background

Franz, James Craig was born on August 21, 1932 in Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert and Muriel (Bisbee) Franz.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1958. Juris Doctor, IIT, 1963.

Career

Partner Franz & Franz, Crystal Lake, 1963-1974. Private practice, 1974-1986. Judge 19th Judicial Circuit McHenry County, Woodstock, Illinois, from 1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1963, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1963.

Membership

Member Crystal Lake Republican Committee, 1986. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1952-1955, Korea. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, McHenry Company Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, golf, chess, tennis, swimming.

Connections

Married Jeanne Reling, September 3, 1955 (divorced 1956). 1 child, David R.; married Joan Marie Fry, October 16, 1965. Children: Donald F., Thomas P.

father:
Robert Franz

mother:
Muriel (Bisbee) Franz

spouses:
Jeanne Reling

Joan Marie Fry

children:
David R. Franz

Donald F. Franz

Thomas P. Franz