Judge Wendel Frances Crockett
Male 1891 - 1977

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  • Title  Judge 
    Also called  Frank 
    Born  15 Oct 1891  Montgomery County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Judge Wendell Francis (Frank) Crockett .Wendell F. (Frank) Crockett was born in Montgomery, Alabama, to Annie V. Ryder Crockett and William F. Crockett. He came to Maui with his family about 1902. His mother was a Maui public school teacher prior to her death at age 94. Crockett graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1917. He returned to Maui to begin the practice of law, interrupted by military service in World War I. Upon his return to civilian life, Crockett joined the Maui County Attorney's Office in 1919, where he spent 30 years as a prosecutor, following in his father's footsteps. Crockett then entered private practice, spending 10 years as a defense attorney. In addition, he served in the Territorial Senate from 1951-1953, and joined the Hawaii National Guard. He was elected to the County Board of Supervisors as a Republican in November 1958. In September 1959, Crockett was appointed judge of the Second Circuit Court by Governor William F. Quinn. He held this position until required to retire when he reached the age of 70 in October 1961. Subsequently, Crockett was elected to the County Board of Supervisors for a two-year term beginning in 1963.Judge Crockett was married in 1926 to Myrtle Lau, a teacher at Wailuku Elementary School.
    Gender  Male 
    Died  17 May 1977  Wailuku, Maui County, Hawaii Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I264782  Strausstown Roots
    Last Modified  17 Mar 2017 
     
    Family  Myrtle H Lin Tai Lau,   b. 18 Sep 1905, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Oahu, Hawaii Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1985, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Oahu, Hawaii Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1926 
    Children 
    >1. Ruth Oishi Maeda Crockett,   b. 10 May 1897, Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jul 1978, Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Oahu, Hawaii Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Feb 2019 
    Family ID  F87350  Group Sheet
     

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