Donald L. Corbin, American judge, Died at 78


Donald Louis Corbin was born on March 28, 1938, in Hot Springs, Arkansas and died on December 12, 2016.

He was an American judge and politician.

He located to San Diego, California with his parents when his father joined the United States Navy.

Then they moved back to Arkansas and settled in Lewisville, Arkansas and then Texarkana, Arkansas. Corbin served in the United States Marine Corps in 1959.

Corbin then received his bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Arkansas.

Corbin practiced law in Lewisville, Arkansas.

From 1971 to 1981, Corbin served in the Arkansas House of Representatives and was a Democrat.

Corbin then served in the Arkansas Court of Appeals from 1991 to 2001.

He then served as a justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court and was appointed to the position in 2005.

Corbin retired at the end of his term in 2014 after suffering a heart attack in 2010 and having a cancerous tumor removed from one of his lungs in 2011.

Corbin died due to lung cancer.

Donald L. Corbin passed away at 78 years old.