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Lehan Jerome Ryan

Lehan Jerome Ryan, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1964, United States District Court Minnesota 1964, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1964. Recipient Ted Christian award St. Paul Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1982.

Background

  • Ryan, Lehan Jerome was born on July 30, 1935 in Des Moines. Son of Lehan T. and Hannah (Cody) Ryan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1964.

    Career

    • Worked at Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly (St. Paul, Minnesota) specializing in Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration Law. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Minnesota. Order of the Coif. Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Minnesota State Chair, 1986-1991).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    President St. Paul Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1970. Vice president St. Paul Winter Carnival, 1974. Board of trustees U. Iowa Law School Foundation, since 1990, University of Minnesota Medical Foundation, since 1991.

    First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1958-1961. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel (Minnesota state chairman 1986-1991). Member Minnesota Bar Association (chairman legal education committee 1980, chairman probate andtrust law committee 1982-1983, Board of Governors 1988-1990), Ramsey County Bar Association (president 1987-1988), St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (board directors 1987-1991, secretary 1989), Gyro Club (board directors, treasurer 1985-1988), St. Paul Alea Young Men’s Christian Association (board directors since 1993, chair finance committee, treasurer, since 1995), St. Paul Rotary (vice president 1996-1997).

    Connections

    • Married Carol F. Crawford, February 22, 1958. Children: Dennis M., David L.
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    Born July 30, 1935