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John William Strong

John William Strong, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Illinois 1963, Oregon 1976. Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Illinois Bar Association, Oregon Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Strong, John William was born on August 18, 1935 in Iowa City. Son of Frank Ransom and Gertrude Elizabeth (Way) Strong.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1962. Postgrad, University North Carolina, 1967.

    Career

    • Associate firm LeForgee, Samuels, Miller, Schroeder & Jackson, Decatur, Illinois, 1963-1964. Assistant professor law University Kansas, 1964-1966. Associate professor Duke University, 1966-1969.

      Professor University Oregon, 1969-1975. Legal counsel Oregon Task Force on Medical Malpractice, 1976. Professor University Nebraska, 1977-1984, dean, 1977-1982, vice chancellor for academy affairs, 1981-1984.

      Rosenstiel Distinguished professor law University Arizona, 1984-1998, professor emeritus, since 1998. National secretary-treasurer Order of the Coif, 1992-1998. Consultant National Judicial College.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1963, Oregon 1976.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Handbook on Evidence, 5th edition, 1999.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Religion

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Illinois Bar Association, Oregon Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Waite Cleary, June 16, 1962. Children– Frank Ransom, Benjamin Waite.
    • father: Frank Ransom Strong
    • mother: Gertrude Elizabeth (Way) Strong
    • spouse: Margaret Waite Cleary
    • children: Frank Ransom Strong
    • Benjamin Waite Strong
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