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Raymond Leader Hovis

Raymond Leader Hovis, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1959, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1961, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1983.

Background

  • Hovis, Raymond Leader was born on January 13, 1934 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Raymond Samuel and Mary Elizabeth (Leader) Hovis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1958.

    Career

    • Associate Stock and Leader, York, Pennsylvania, 1959-1966, partner, since 1966. Member lawyers advisory committee United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania, 1988-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1959, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1961, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Republican General Assembly Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1969-1972. Chairman York County Government Study Commission, Pennsylvania, 1973-1974. Chairman board Pennsylvania affiliate American Heart Association, Harrisburg, 1978-1979.

    Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association (delegate 1983-1984, vice president statutory law committee 1983-1985), York County Bar Association (president 1981), National Association Bond Lawyers, Pennsylvania Association Bond Lawyers (board directors since 1992, editor Update 1992-1993), York County Bar Foundation (board directors since 1992).

    Connections

    • Married Lorraine Catherine Baugher, January 28, 1961. Children: Michelle P., Michael D., Steven M.
    • father: Raymond Samuel Hovis
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Leader) Hovis
    • spouse: Lorraine Catherine Baugher
    • children: Michelle P. Hovis
    • Michael D. Hovis
    • Steven M. Hovis
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