Frank J. Waters '32, a prominent civic leader and attorney, passed away in 1999 bequeathing a total of $200,000 to the law school for student support.
Elected to the to the California State Assembly in 1938, Waters served 14 years before stepping down to make way for his younger brother, Laughlin, now a United States District Judge. Frank Waters moved on to represent Howard Hughes for more than 30 years. Always an active member of the community, Waters served Los Angeles as President of the Harbor and Police Commissions in the 1950’s.
Throughout his career and his retirement, Waters was generous in his support of Southwestern and its students and dedicated to helping the school realize its mission.
Frank Waters' final bequest was evidence of his long commitment to his alma mater, his dedication to careful planning, and his concern for others. His gift endows two scholarship funds, the Frank J. Waters, Sr. and Ida Waters Fund and the Samuel P. Kraemer and Edna Kraemer Dunlap Fund.
Waters' generosity will help Southwestern achieve its mission and provide support for its students. Friends and alumni interested in providing for Southwestern through planned giving are invited to contact Southwestern's Institutional Advancement Office.