Peter Savaryn was born on September 17, 1926 and died on April 6, 2017. He was a Ukrainian-born Canadian lawyer. Peter Savaryn moved from Ukraine in 1949 and attended the University of Alberta (B.A. 1955, LLB 1956). Savaryn was a partner in the law firm Savaryn & Savaryn. Peter Savaryn was married to Olga (Olya) ..
Robin Rhodes Millhouse was born on December 9, 1929, in Adelaide and died on April 27, 2017. He was Australian judge and politician. Millhouse was, at various times, the 39th Attorney-General of South Australia, the first Australian Democrats parliamentarian, and the Chief Justice of both Kiribati and Nauru. His father is Vivian Rhodes Millhouse, and ..
Richard “Racehorse” Haynes was born on April 3, 1927, and died on April 28, 2017. He was a Texas criminal defense attorney. Additionally, TIME magazine once referred to him as one of the top six criminal lawyers in America. Haynes studied law at Southern Methodist University, went on to the University of Houston, and graduated ..
Stephen Caracappa was born in 1942 and died on April 8, 2017. He was an American NYPD police detective and organized crime operative. Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito are two former New York Police Department (NYPD) police detectives who worked on behalf of the New York Mafia, principally the Lucchese crime family, while they committed ..
Thomas Forkner was born on June 14, 1918, in Hawkinsville, Georgia and died on April 27, 2017. He as an American businessman, lawyer, and notable senior golfer. Forkner was the co-founder of restaurant chain Waffle House, which consisted of 1,553 restaurants as of February 5, 2009. He was the fifth of seven children of Ben ..
James Knoll Gardner was born on September 14, 1940, in Allentown, Pennsylvania and died on April 26, 2017. He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Yale University in 1962 and a Juris ..
Bjarte Erling Eikeset was born on February 22, 1937, in Førde and died on April 22, 2017. He was a Norwegian lawyer, judge and politician for the Conservative Party. Eikeset graduated from the University of Oslo with a cand.jur. degree in 1964, and at that institution he was a research assistant from 1964 to 1965 ..
John Thomas Noonan Jr. was born on October 24, 1926, in Boston, Massachusetts and died on April 17, 2017. He was a United States Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He was a student at the John D. Runkle School and the Rivers School. He attended Harvard University ..
Sheila Abdus-Salaam (née Turner) was born on March 14, 1952, in Washington, D.C. and died on April 12, 2017. She was an associate judge on the New York Court of Appeals. Abdus-Salaam was the first black woman to be appointed to a seat on New York’s highest court. Sheila was raised in a working-class family ..
John Thomas Curtin was born on August 24, 1921, in Buffalo, New York and died on April 14, 2017. He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. He was in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, from 1942 to 1945, ..