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Courts in the Classroom > Justice Biographies > Justice Frank Nelson Richman Justice Biographies

Justice Frank Nelson Richman

(Seventy-fourth Justice)

Justice Frank Nelson Richman

Justice Richman was born July 1, 1881, in Columbus, Indiana, and died April 29, 1956, in Indianapolis.

He received an A.B. from Lake Forest (Illinois) College in 1904, and a J.D. in 1909 from the University of Chicago.453 He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1908. He served on the Indiana Supreme Court from 1941 to 1947.454

He taught part-time at Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis from 1944 to 1946, then became a professor there in 1947.455 He served as a judge of the American Military Tribunal, Division IV, Nuremberg Group in 1947.456 Later, he was the chair of the Indiana Judicial Council.457






453. 4 WHO WAS WHO, supra note 227, at 791.
454. In Memoriam, 234 INDIANA REPORTS xliv, xliv (1956) [hereinafter Richman Memoriam].
455. 4 WHO WAS WHO, supra note 227, at 791.
456. 4 id.
457. 4 id.; Richman Memoriam, supra note 454, at xliv-xlvi.

Source: Browning, Minde C., Richard Humphrey, and Bruce Kleinschmidt. "Biographical Sketches of Indiana Supreme Court Justices." Indiana Law Review: Vol. 30, No. 1, 1997. View this source in PDF format.