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Lincoln Reavis

Lincoln Reavis, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1959, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1959.


  • Reavis, Lincoln was born on April 16, 1933 in Cleveland. Son of John Wallace and Helen (Lincoln) Reavis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1959.


    • Associate Spieth, Bell, McCurdy & Newell Company, Cleveland, 1959-1965, partner, vice president, from 1965, also board directors. President Cleveland Estate Planning Council, 1986-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1959, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1959.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Trustee, past president Hawken School, Gates Mills, Ohio, since 1975, Cleveland Council Indiana Schools, 1980-1983. Trustee University Circle, Inc., since 1990, Holden Arboretum, since 1990, Judson Retirement Community, since 1991. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957.

    Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel. Member American Bar Association, Cleveland Bar Association, Tavern Club, Union Club, Rowfant Club.



    Shooting, hunting.


    • Married Mary Elizabeth Olin, September 19, 1959. Children: James O., David L., Mary Catherine.
    • father: John Wallace Reavis
    • mother: Helen (Lincoln) Reavis
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Olin
    • children: James O. Reavis
    • David L. Reavis
    • Mary Catherine Reavis
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    Born April 16, 1933
    Died May 7, 1995
    (aged 61)