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Jerry LeRoy Hayes

Jerry LeRoy Hayes, American judge. Bar: Ohio 1971, District of Columbia 1979, Ohio (United States District Court (northern district)) 1972, (United States Tax Court) 1973. Chairman Hart Fund, 1975—1976; Member of Akron University Law Alumni Assn.l (president 1984), Seldon Society, Ohio Bar Association (member criminal committee), District of Columbia Bar Association.

Background

  • Hayes, Jerry LeRoy was born on May 5, 1934 in Milwaukee. Son of John Edward and Marie (Jones) Hayes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Kent State University, 1956. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1964. Juris Doctor, University Akron, 1971.

    Career

    • Alumni director Kent State University, 1958—1964, assistant vice president, 1964—1971. Assistant prosecutor Portage County, Ravenna, Ohio, 1971—1972. Private practice, 1972—1979.

      Judge Portage County Municipal Court, Ravenna, 1979—1986, Portage County Court Common Pleas, since 1987. Instructor Kent State University, since 1979. Adjunct professor Akron University, since 1981.

      Editor Chronicle Newspaper, since 1982. With United States Army, 1956-1957.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1971, District of Columbia 1979, Ohio (United States District Court (northern district)) 1972, (United States Tax Court) 1973.

    Works

    • Author: The Benchbook, since 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chairman Hart Fund, 1975—1976. Member of Akron University Law Alumni Assn.l (president 1984), Seldon Society, Ohio Bar Association (member criminal committee), District of Columbia Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Anita Buergler, October 13, 1956 (divorced July 1975). Children: Elizabeth, Rebecca, Holly. Married Sylvia Beal, January 2, 1976.
    • father: John Edward Hayes
    • mother: Marie (Jones) Hayes
    • spouses: Anita Buergler
    • Sylvia Beal
    • children: Elizabeth Hayes
    • Rebecca Hayes
    • Holly Hayes
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    Born March 5, 1934
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