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Lawyer

Walter H. Cropper, American Judge. Bar: Nebraska, United States District Court Nebraska 1948, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1966. Board of directors St. Paul United Methodist Church, Omaha, since 1949; bass soloist Voices of Omaha, 1977-1984; member Omaha Safety and Health Council With United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Nebraska Bar Association, Omaha Bar Association, Masons.

Background

Cropper, Walter H. was born on January 10, 1919 in Omaha. Son of Walter L. and Bessie (Hussey) Cropper.

Education

University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Bachelor of Arts). University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Juris Doctor).

Career

Trial attorney, Walter L. Cropper, Omaha, 1948; associate, Cropper & Cropper, Omaha, 1948-1954; partner, Cropper & Cropper, 1954-1965; sole proprietor, Cropper & Cropper, 1965-1967; municipal judge, City of Omaha, 1967-1985; county judge, Douglas County, Omaha, since 1985. Instructor business law U. Nebraska, Omaha, 1973-1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: Nebraska, United States District Court Nebraska 1948, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1966.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

Membership

Board of directors St. Paul United Methodist Church, Omaha, since 1949. Bass soloist Voices of Omaha, 1977-1984. Member Omaha Safety and Health Council With United States Army, 1942-1946.

Member Nebraska Bar Association, Omaha Bar Association, Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: vocal music, golf, reading, ferroequinology.

Connections

Married Betty Purdham, April 14, 1943 (deceased 1986). Children: Susan D., Cynthia J.

father:
Walter L. Cropper

mother:
Bessie (Hussey) Cropper

spouse:
Betty Purdham

child:
Cynthia J. Cropper

child:
Susan D. Cropper