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Dean Sumter Lewis

Dean Sumter Lewis, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1959, Missouri 1959, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1959, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.

Background

  • Lewis, Dean Sumter was born on October 7, 1933 in Sturgis, Michigan, United States. Son of Elmer A. and Etta (Doren) Lewis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Olivet College, Michigan, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1958.

    Career

    • Partner Deming, Hughey, Lewis, Allen & Chapman, Kalamazoo. Instructor Chartered Life Underwriter course, 1965-1980.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1959, Missouri 1959, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1959, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.

    Membership

    Trustee State Bar of Michigan Foundation, since 1992. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel (life, elected 1979), American Bar Foundation (life), State Bar Michigan Foundation, American Judicature Society (board directors 1982-1986). Member American Bar Association (house of deals 1977-1982), State Bar Michigan (president 1980-1981), Kalamazoo County Bar Association (president 1969-1970), Park Club (president Kalamazoo 1981-1982), Kalamazoo Rotary Club (president 1992-1993).

    Connections

    • Married Jeanene Louise Miller, June 21, 1958. Children– Jane, Johnathan, Thomas, David, James.
    • father: Elmer A. Lewis
    • mother: Etta (Doren) Lewis
    • spouse: Jeanene Louise Miller
    • children: Jane Lewis
    • Johnathan Lewis
    • Thomas Lewis
    • David Lewis
    • James Lewis
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