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Roscoe Lindley Barrow

Roscoe Lindley Barrow, American educator. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member Cincinnati Bar Association (president 1961-1963).; Club: Literary.


  • Barrow, Roscoe Lindley was born on October 17, 1913 in La Grange, North Carolina, United States. Son of Zebulon Vance and Ada Elizabeth (Mewborn) Barrow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science A.S., Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute Technology), Chicago, 1935. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1938.


    • Bar, 1938, Ohio bar, 1951. Special assistant to the Attorney General United States, 1951, National Labor Relations Board, 1939-1940, Department Agriculture, 1940-1942, O.P.A., 1942, Department Justice, 1945-1949, 1951. Staff contract termination Bureau Aero., 1944-1945.

      Professor of law U. Cincinnati, 1949-1973, acting dean, 1952-1953, dean, 1953-1965, Wald professor of law, 1965-1973, chairman faculty, 1970-1972. Visiting professor law Hastings College Law, University of California, 1972-1973, professor of law, 1973-1977. Director broadcast network study, Federal Communication Commission, 1955-1957, consultant, 1961-1963.

      Moderator hearings on Fairness Doctrine, Special House Subcommittee on Investigations, 1968. Consultant federal agys. Trial examiner Ohio Civil Rights Commission, 1961-1962.

      Visiting professor law U. North Carolina, summer 1962, University of Virginia Law School, 1965-1966.


    • Author: (with Howard D. Fabing, M.D.) Epilepsy and the Law, 1956, review edit. 1966
    • (with others) Network Broadcasting, 1957. Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Cincinnati Bar Association (president 1961-1963). Club: Literary.


    • Married Ruth Elizabeth Coberly, June 4, 1941. Children: Beverly Ruth, Elizabeth Rose, Lucy Vivian, Roscoe Lindley World War II Admitted to Illinois.
    • father: Zebulon Vance Barrow
    • mother: Ada Elizabeth (Mewborn) Barrow
    • spouse: Ruth Elizabeth Coberly
    • children: Beverly Ruth Barrow
    • Elizabeth Rose Barrow
    • Lucy Vivian Barrow
    • Roscoe Lindley World War II Admitted to Ill Barrow
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    Died November 21, 1977
    (aged 64)