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Henry Barlow Blackwell, II

Henry Barlow Blackwell, II, American lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1956, United States Court International Trade 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961. Recipient C.J. Lynn Outstanding Red Cross Volunteer award American Red Cross, 1989; named Sagamore of the Wabash, Indiana Governor, 1988.


  • II, Henry Barlow Blackwell, was born on February 15, 1928 in Salem, Illinois, United States. Son of Carl G. and Goldie Blanche (Hill) B.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1952. Juris Doctor, Indiana University, 1956.


    • Assistant auditor Merchants National Bank, Indianapolis, 1952-1953. Industrial engineer, personnel representative, attorney Eli Lilly & Company, 1953-1962. Attorney, assistant secretary Eli Lilly International Corporation, 1962-1970, secretary, assistant general counsel, 1970-1977, secretary, general counsel, 1977-1990.

      Chairman Indiana Export Finance Authority, 1988-1989. President, chairman board directors International School Indiana, Indianapolis.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1956, United States Court International Trade 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961.


    Director Indianapolis Indians, Inc., baseball team, since 1967, chairman board, 1971-1975. Member executive council Brebeuf Preparatory School, Indianapolis, 1972-1980. Board directors Happy Hollow Children's Camp, since 1967, president, 1968-1971.

    Board governors American Red Cross, board directors, member executive committee Indianapolis chapter American Red Cross, since 1975, chairman board directors, 1979-1981, member Midwest Advisory Council, trustee retired trust. since 1993. Board directors, president Hoosier Salon Patrons Association, 1980, president 1990-1991. Board directors University Illinois Foundation, International Center of Indianapolis Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1946-1948.

    Member American Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, Indianapolis Legal Aid Society, English Speaking Union, Indiana State Museum Society, Indianapolis Zoological Society, Indianapolis Children's Museum, Indiana State Symphony Society, University Illinois Alumni Association (president 1977, director), Indiana History Society, United States Trotting Association, Indiana Standard Bred Association Inc. (president 1994-1995), Phi Delta Phi, Phi Sigma Kappa, Meridian Hills Country Club, Economic Indianapolis Club.


    • Married Nancy Neckers, June 21, 1952. Children: Nancy Anne, James Stokely, Thomas Barlow.
    • father: Carl G. B.
    • mother: Goldie Blanche (Hill) B.
    • spouse: Nancy Neckers
    • children: Nancy Anne II
    • James Stokely II
    • Thomas Barlow II
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    Born February 15, 1928