Party affiliation: Republican
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.
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.
Denomination: Roman Catholic