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Oscar Ross Ewing

Oscar Ross Ewing, American lawyer, philanthropist. Served from First lieutenant to captain United States Army, 1918.; Member New York County Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, American Legion, Davison; Club: University (New York City).

Background

  • Ewing, Oscar Ross was born on March 8, 1889 in Greensburg, Indiana, United States. Son of George McClellan and Nettie Moore (Ross) Ewing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1910. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1913. Doctor of Laws, University North Carolina, 1967, Indiana U., 1970.

    Career

    • June 1953); children—James Dennis, George McClellan. Married second; Mary Whiting MacKay Thomas, October 12, 1955. Instructor, U. Iowa Law School, 1913-1914.

      Member Weyl, Jewett & Ewing Indianapolis, 1915-1916. Assistant counsel Vandalia Railroad Company, St. Louis, 1916. Assistant to general counsel Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburgh, 1917.

      Member Hughes, Schurman & Dwight, New York, and predecessor firms 1920-1937. Member firm Hughes, Hubbard & Ewing, 1937-1947. Special assistant to United State Attorneys general, 1942.

      Assistant chairman Democratic National Committee 1940-1942, vice chairman Democratic National Committee, 1942-1947. Federal Security Agency administrator, 1947-1952. American manufacturers delegate Conference for Limitation Manufacturer Narcotics, Geneva, 1931.

      Chairman, Research Triangle Regional Planning Commission, 1963-1967. Board of directors Research Triangle Foundation.

    Works

    • Contributor legal articles to mags.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served from First lieutenant to captain United States Army, 1918. Member New York County Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, American Legion, Davison. Club: University (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Helen E. Dennis, Nov, 4, 1915 (deceased.; married second; children: James Dennis, George McClellan.
    • father: George McClellan Ewing
    • mother: Nettie Moore (Ross) Ewing
    • spouses: Helen E. Dennis
    • 2d
    • children: James Dennis Ewing
    • George McClellan Ewing
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    Died January 8, 1980
    (aged 90)
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