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Ottie Wayne Reno

Ottie Wayne Reno, American former judge. Bar: Ohio 1953. Named 17 Times Horseshoe Pitching Champion, Alabama; named to Hall of Fame, Alabama Horseshoe Pitchers Association, 1977, Ohio Horseshoe Pitchers Association, 1978, National Horseshoe Pitchers Association, 1978, Ohio Senior Olympics, 2008; recipient 6 Outstanding Judicial Service awards, Ohio Supreme Court, Distinguished Service award, Ohio Youth Commission, 1974.

Background

  • Reno, Ottie Wayne was born on April 7, 1929 in Pike County, Ohio, United States. Son of Eli Enos and Arbannah Belle (Jones) Reno.

  • Education

    • Associate in Business Administration, Franklin University, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, Franklin Law School, 1953. Juris Doctor, Capital University, 1966.

      Graduate College Juvenile Justice, University Nevada, 1973.

    Career

    • Practiced in Pike County. Recorder Pike County, 1957-1973, common pleas judge probate and juvenile division, 1973-1979.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1953.

    Works

    • Author: Story of Horseshoes, 1963, Pitching Championship Horsehoes, 1971. 2d review edition, 1975. Author: The American Directory of Horseshoe Pitching, 1983, Ohio versus Smith, Murder, 1990, Reno and Apsaalooka Survive Custer, 1996.

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of Christ

    Membership

    Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1972, 1996. Member Camp Creek precinct Democratic Central Committee, 1956—1972, 1983—1990, 1999—2002. Secretary Pike County Democratic Executive Committee, 1971—1972, 1983—1990, 1983—1987, chairman, 1971—1972, 1988—1990.

    Member Ohio Democratic Central Committee, 1969—1970. Democratic candidate 6th Ohio district United States House of Representatives, 1966. Democratic candidate 88th Ohio district Ohio House of Representatives, 1992.

    President Scioto Valley Local School District, 1962—1966. Member of Pike County Bar Association, National Coun.Juvenile Court Judges, Ohio Bar Association, American Legion.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Gay McCann, May 22, 1947. Children: Jennifer Lynn, Lorna Victoria, Ottie Wayne World War II.
    • father: Eli Enos Reno
    • mother: Arbannah Belle (Jones) Reno
    • spouse: Janet Gay McCann
    • children: Jennifer Lynn Reno
    • Lorna Victoria Reno
    • Ottie Wayne World War II Reno
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