Prince Archer Hawkins
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Prince Archer Hawkins

Prince Archer Hawkins, husband of Jacqueline R. Hawkins, son of Prince Albert and Myrtle Z. Hawkins, brother of Robert Z. Hawkins, Ellen Prince Norman, Carson Hawkins, and Elizabeth Custer; father of Towner Hawkins, Prince Ashton Hawkins, Katherine Prendergast and Diane Hawkins Clark; grandfather of Davis and Barbara Prendergast and Ryan and Meghan Clark, died April 20, 2013 in Reno.

He was born December 28, 1918 at the family home at 549 Court Street, Reno, Nevada. He attended Mount Rose, Billinghurst, Reno High, and graduated from Yale University, Harvard Law School, and Harvard Business School, and attended Stanford Law School. He was a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and of The American College of Tax Counsel.

Prince was a member of the law firm of Hawkins, Folsom & Muir, a practice with continuity since July 1880, when Azroe Cheney was admitted to the bar, joined June 10, 1910 by Prince Albert Hawkins. He was a Trustee of the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, and created the idea for the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater in Bartley Ranch Memorial Park.

At his request, no funeral or memorial services will be held.




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Published in the Reno Journal-Gazette and Mason Valley News from May 4 to May 8, 2013.
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May 7, 2013
Greetings Kit, Towner and Family ~~ may our God/Source/Spirit bring you peace in this time of transition. Your family Patriarch was an amazing man. God bless you all...michael
May 6, 2013
Condolences to the Hawkins family, from the family of Betty Mirabelli. Prince was a dear friend, and we will miss him a great deal.
Linda Lambert
May 4, 2013
I remember him well while we consulted on the Hawkins Foundation. Condolences to the family, especially Mylan and Ashton.

Betty and Murray Foster
May 4, 2013
Hawkins Family,
I am saddened to learn of the passing of Prince, he was truly a treasure of a man. May the fond memories of him help to heal your sorrow during this difficult time.
Karen Catlin
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