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James Cordon Ayers

James Cordon Ayers, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1977, United States District Court (southern district) 1978, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1992.

Background

  • Ayers, James Cordon was born on August 2, 1934 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Son of Edwin White and Laura Cordon (Stedman) Ayers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University North Carolina, 1958. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, 1977.

    Career

    • District sales manager General Telephone Director Company, 1965-1971. President Colonels Advertising company, 1971-1974. Senior vice president Associate Indiana Director, 1972-1974, executive vice president university director, 1972-1974.

      Assistant attorney general workers' compensation section State of Ohio, Columbus, 1977-1979. Private practice James C. Ayers Law Office, since 1979. Independent hearing examiner Ohio Department Public Safety, 1993-1999.

      Member Armed Forces Disciplinary Board, North Carolina 1960. Board directors Post Exchange, Camp Lejeune, 1960. Summary court martial jurisdiction United States Marine Corps Camp Lejeune, 1960.

      1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1957-1960.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1977, United States District Court (southern district) 1978, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Chairman Columbus County March of Dimes, 1961. President Small Business Administration. Judicial panelist Ohio Mock Trial, 1995—2001.

    Trustee The Reserve, since 2002. Member Ohio Bar Association, Men's Golf Association (director 1990-1992, treasurer 1990-1991, vice president 1992), Scarlet and Gray (director 1988, vice president 1989), Phi Delta Phi (Graduate of Year).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Leona Bell Weston, August 1, 1965. Children: James Cordon Junior, Alan Andrew.
    • father: Edwin White Ayers
    • mother: Laura Cordon (Stedman) Ayers
    • spouse: Leona Bell Weston
    • children: James Cordon Junior Ayers
    • Alan Andrew Ayers
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