William Morris Sparks

Personal

Birthday: 
4/28/1872
Birthplace: 
Charlottesville, IN
Date of Death: 
1/7/1950
Place of Death: 
Rushville, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Deputy prosecutor, Rush County, Indiana, 1896-1898
Private practice, Rushville, Indiana, 1897-1901, 1910-1914
State representative, Indiana, 1901-1903
Judge, Indiana Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1904-1910, 1914-1929

Education

Name of School: 
DePauw University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1896
Name of School - Second: 

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indianapolis

The school has enjoyed great success for more than 100 years in preparing students for legal careers. The success of the school is evidenced by the prominent positions graduates have obtained in the judiciary and other branches of government, business, positions of civic leadership, and law practice. The school's more than 8,000 alumni are located in every state in the nation and several foreign countries.

Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1896

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Court Name: 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/31/1929
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/13/1948
Termination Date: 
1/7/1950
Termination Reason: 
Death
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