Justice, Kansas Supreme Court
Liberty Memorial High School
Fred N. Six received a B.A. in History from the University of Kansas in 1951 and a J.D. from KU's law school in 1956. In 1990 he earned a Masters of the Judicial Process degree from the University of Virginia.
While in law school at KU, he was admitted to the Order of the Coif and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Kansas Law Review. Justice Six joined the Marines Corps and served on activity duty from 1951-1953.
He returned to Kansas and served as an assistant Kansas attorney general from 1957- 1958. fu 1987 Justice Six was appointed to the Kansas Court of Appeals. He was appointed a justice of the Supreme Court one year later in 1988.
He was named a recipient of the Kansas Bar Association's Outstanding Service Award in 1979 and in 1989. In 1994, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Kansas School of Law. Justice Six has served as an adjunct law school faculty member at KU's law school and as a lecturer in law at the Washburn University School of Law. He is a Fellow of the American Bar and Kansas Bar Foundations, a member of the Kansas Law Society, American Judicature Society, and has served on numerous committees and boards.
He was the 2000-01 recipient of the University of Kansas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award.