Justice, Congressman, University President Ray Thornton Dies at 87

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2016 8:55 am   3 min read

Ray Thornton in 2003, when he was an associate justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court. (AP/Mike Wintroath)

Raymond "Ray" Hoyt Thornton Jr., a former Arkansas Supreme Court Justice and U.S. representative, died Wednesday morning, according to his sister. He was 87.

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