Fred N. Six

Kansas Supreme Court Justice
Primary office:

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. In 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.


Alumni Calendar
Jan 30
Winter Mini College
All day
Jan 31
Winter Mini College
All day
Feb 01
Winter Mini College
All day
View events: Upcoming
Home to 50+ departments, centers, and programs, the School of the Arts, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration
KU offers courses in 40 languages
Graduates of the College have won Emmys, discovered new species, and been named to Forbes' "most powerful women" lists
No. 1 ranking in city management and urban policy —U.S. News and World Report
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times