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Judge Turk Biographical Information

Born 1923: appointed in 1972 by President Nixon

Education:  Roanoke College, A.B., 1949; Washington & Lee Univ. School of Law, LL.B., 1952, J.D., 1970

Military Service:  U.S. Army, 1943-46; U.S. Army Reserves, 16 years

Private Practice:  Dalton, Turk & Stone, 1952-72

Government Positions:  State Senate of Virginia, 1959-72

Academic Positions:  Adjunct Professor, Washington & Lee School of Law, 2 years

Professional Associations:  A.B.A.; American College of Trial Lawyers; Virginia State Bar; Virginia State Bar Assn.; Federal Bar Assn.

Pro Bono Activities:  Radford Univ. Foundation; C.E. Richardson Foundation; Trustee, Radford Community Hospital, 1959-72; Trustee, First Baptist Church, Radford, VA

Honors and Awards:  Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Honorary Doctor of Laws, Roanoke College, 1996