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Walter Frederick Ransom

Walter Frederick Ransom, American judge, lawyer. Bar: Michigan. Named Boss of Year, Wexford County Legal Secretaries, 1977. Treasurer Battle Creek Civic Theater, 1966—1969; Member of National Council Juv. & Family Court Judges, American Judicature Society, National College Probate Judges, National Criminal Judges Association, Children's Charter Michigan.

Background

Ransom, Walter Frederick was born on January 10, 1934 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Willard and Clara Louise (Bert) Ransom.

Education

Bachelor, University Michigan, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1962.

Career

Associate general counsel Federal Life & Casualty Company, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1962—1969. Probate judge Wexford County, Cadillac, since 1969. Member Michigan Probate & Juv.

Court Judges, since 1969. Chairman Juv. Task Force Gov's. Commission Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice, Michigan, 1971—1973.

Served with United States Army, 1956-1958.

Membership

Treasurer Battle Creek Civic Theater, 1966—1969. Member of National Council Juv. & Family Court Judges, American Judicature Society, National College Probate Judges, National Criminal Judges Association, Children's Charter Michigan.

Connections

Married Diana Lee Nichol Ransom, June 17, 1961 (divorced August 1975). 1 child Matthew George. Married Sylvia Stewart Ransom, May 5, 1978.

Children: David, Robert Bert.