Michael Kruse

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Michael Kruse
Chief Justice of the American Samoa High Court
Assumed office
November 1, 1988
Preceded by Grover Rees III
Personal details
Born 1948 (age 69–70)
Education Victoria University of Wellington (LLB)
George Washington University (MCL)

F. Michael Kruse (born 1948), LL.B (Victoria University of Wellington), MCL (George Washington) is the Chief Justice of the High Court of American Samoa.

Personal[edit]

Kruse was born in Samoa. He received his secondary education in Auckland, New Zealand at St Peter's College. He graduated LL.B at Victoria University of Wellington in 1972. He is married to Gail. His eldest son, Vincent, is a lawyer practicing in Hawaii.[1]

Career[edit]

Kruse returned to American Samoa and practised law. He was appointed as an Associate Justice of the High Court of American Samoa in 1987 and as Chief Justice of American Samoa in 1988.[2] The Chief Justice is the head of the High Court of American Samoa.[3]

References[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Grover Rees III
Chief Justice of the American Samoa High Court
1988–present
Incumbent