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Franklin Theodore Gerlach

Franklin Theodore Gerlach, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1961, United States District Court (southern district) Ohio 1969, United States Supreme Court 1971. Named one of 5 Outstanding Young Man in Ohio Portsmouth Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1968, Ohio Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1969. Member Scioto County Bar Association (president 1986).

Background

  • Gerlach, Franklin Theodore was born on April 11, 1935 in Portsmouth, Ohio, United States. Son of Albert T. and Nora Alice (Hayes) Gerlach.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Cincinnati, 1958. Master of Public Administration, Syracuse University, New York, 1959. Juris Doctor, University Cincinnati, 1961.

    Career

    • Director purchasing, planning and urban renewal City of Portsmouth, 1961-1962, city manager, 1962-1966, mayor, 1990-1997. Assistant director Ohio University, Portsmouth, 1966-1968. Sole practitioner law, since 1968.

      With legal position Village New Boston, Ohio, 1968-1970. Trustee Ohio Academy Trial Lawyers, Columbus, 1984-1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1961, United States District Court (southern district) Ohio 1969, United States Supreme Court 1971.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Scioto County Bar Association (president 1986).

    Personality

    Interests

    Antiques.

    Connections

    • Married Cynthia Ann Koehler, August 1, 1958. Children: Valarie, Philipp.
    • father: Albert T. Gerlach
    • mother: Nora Alice (Hayes) Gerlach
    • spouse: Cynthia Ann Koehler
    • children: Valarie Gerlach
    • Philipp Gerlach
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    Born April 11, 1935
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