Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Justice Hargrave Announces December Retirement

From ~ The state's most senior judge on the Oklahoma State Supreme Court will retire by year's end.

In a letter Tuesday to Gov. Brad Henry, Justice Rudolph Hargrave announced he would step down from the state's highest court. His last day will be Dec. 31. The process to appoint a new justice could begin immediately, said Henry's spokesman Paul Sund.

Hargrave, 85, was appointed by Gov. David Boren in 1978. Hargrave said he's ready to spend time traveling with his wife of 61 years and visiting his grandchildren.

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