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Gregory Lynn Frost

Gregory Lynn Frost, American federal judge. Bar: Ohio 1974, United States Supreme Court 1979.


  • Frost, Gregory Lynn was born on April 17, 1949 in Newark. Son of William Kenneth and Mildred Ellen (Swick) Frost.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wittenberg University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Ohio Northern University, 1974.


    • Assistant Licking County Prosecutor, Newark, 1974—1978. Partner Schaller, Frost & Hostetter, 1974—1982. Commission clerk Heath Civil Service Commission, Ohio, 1979—1982.

      Judge Licking County Municipal Court, Newark, 1983—1990, Licking County Common Pleas Court, 1990—2003, United States District Court (southern district) Ohio, Columbus, since 2003. Adjunct professor Ohio State University, Mounty College Law, since 2010, Ohio Northern University, Pettit College Law, since 2010, Capital University Law School, since 2011.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1974, United States Supreme Court 1979.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Troop committee chairman Licking County Council Boy Scouts America, since 1975, member executive committee, since 1980, president, executive committee, 1985. Merit examiner, citizenship in community, nation, world and law Boy Scouts America, since 1976. County chairman Licking County Heart Fund., 1981.

    Board directors Licking Alcoholism Prevention Program, since 1983. Member at large board directors National Council Alcoholism, 1984—1985. Vice president Symposiarchs National Organization, 1984—1985.

    Member Licking County Republican Executive Committee, 1975—1982, ex-officio member, since 1983. Member Licking County Alcoholism Prevention Program, since 1984. Member of American Bar Association, Newark Area Chamber of Commerce, Licking County Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Municipal Judges Association, Ohio Judicial Conference, American Judicature Society, Ohio State Association Township Trustees and Clerks (honorary), Licking County Old Timers Athletic Association, Teheran Grotto Club, Ducks Unlimited Club, Big Red Touchdown Club, Newark Manennerchor Club, Newark Rebounders Club, Symposiarchs Club, Rotary Lodge, Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, Masons Lodge, Shriners Lodge, Phi Mu Delta.



    Golf, fishing, swimming.


    • Children: Wesley Adam, Nicholas Brian, Andrew Gregory. Married Kristina Dix, October 18, 1995.
    • father: William Kenneth Frost
    • mother: Mildred Ellen (Swick) Frost
    • spouse: Kristina Dix
    • children: Wesley Adam Frost
    • Nicholas Brian Frost
    • Andrew Gregory Frost
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    Born April 17, 1949
    (age 68)