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State supreme court justice

William Milton Gant, state supreme court justice. Bar: Kentucky 1947, federal courts 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966. Recipient Distinguished Service award Kentucky Medical Association, 1972; recipient Distinguished Service award Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency, 1973.

Background

Gant, William Milton was born on November 25, 1919 in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States. Son of Archibald Stuart and Mattie Ellis (Sloane) Gant.

Education

Transylvania University (Bachelor of Arts). University of Kentucky (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

Commonwealth attorney, 6th Judicial District, Owensboro, 1962-1976;judge, Kentucky Court Appeals, Frankfort, 1976-1983;justice, Supreme Court Kentucky, Frankfort, 1983-1995.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kentucky 1947, federal courts 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966.

Membership

Curator Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 1968-1995. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Kentucky Bar Association, University Kentucky Alumni Association (national president 1958-1959, 64-65, Distinguished Service award).

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Price, December 27, 1951. Children: Stuart Price, Walter Sloane (deceased).

father:
Archibald Stuart Gant

mother:
Mattie Ellis (Sloane) Gant

spouse:
Mary Ellen Price

child:
Stuart Price Gant

child:
Walter Sloane Gant (deceased)