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federal judge

Ronald Norwood Davies, American federal judge. Recipient Outstanding Alumnus award Georgetown University Law Center, 1958, University North Dakota, 1979; named to University North Dakota Athletic Hall of Fame, 1980.

Background

Davies, Ronald Norwood was born on December 11, 1904 in Crookston, Minnesota, United States. Son of Norwood S. and Minnie M. (Quigley) Davies.

Education

Bachelor of Arts North Dakota, 1927. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University North Dakota, 1961. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1930.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Georgetown University, 1982.

Career

Practiced in, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1930-1955; judge, Municipal Court, Grand Forks, 1932-1940; lecturer, U. North Dakota School Law, 1952-1955; United States dist judge, District of North Dakota, Fargo, 1955-1996; senior judge. Member North Dakota Board Pardons, 1933, North Dakota Athletic Commission, 1935.

Membership

Served from 1st lieutenant to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member North Dakota Bar Association (Distinguished Service award 1980, executive director 1947-1955), Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce (president 1953), American Legion, American Bar Association, 40 and 8, Order of Coif, Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta.

Clubs: Elk, Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Mildred M. Doran, October 10, 1933. Children: Timothy Q., Mary Jo, Thomas A., Catharine A., Jean M.

father:
Norwood S. Davies

mother:
Minnie M. (Quigley) Davies

spouse:
Mildred M. Doran

child:
Thomas A. Davies

child:
Mary Jo Davies

child:
Catharine A. Davies

child:
Jean M. Davies

child:
Timothy Q. Davies