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Larry Allyn Conrad

Larry Allyn Conrad, American lawyer, state government official. Recipient citation of merit Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services, 1972; recipient Man of Year award Indianapolis Press Club, 1983, Distinguished Alumni award Ball State University.


  • Conrad, Larry Allyn was born on February 8, 1935 in Laconia, Indiana, United States. Son of Marshall and Ruby (Rooksby) Conrad.

  • Education

    • AB, Ball State University, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, Indiana University, 1961.


    • Legislation assistant to Senator Birch Bayh of Indiana, Washington, 1963-1964. Chief counsel United States Senate Subcommittee on Constnl. Amendments, 1964-1969.

      Secretary state Indiana, 1970-1978. Partner firm Conrad & Hafsten, Indianapolis, 1978-1983. Vice president corporation affairs Melvin Simon & Associates, Inc., from 1983.


    Honorary chairman Indiana March of Dimes, 1974. Chairman board directors Museum of Indian Heritage, Indianapolis. Board directors Dance Kaleidscope, Commission for Downtown, Inc., Indianapolis, Indianapolis Zoological Society.

    President Hemophilia of Indiana, 1979-1983. Vice chairman membership Indianapolis Urban League. Board directors Indiana Resource Corporation.

    Honorary chairman crusade Indiana division American Cancer Society, 1983. Board directors, chairman Downtown Promotion Council. Member Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee.

    Member Mayor's Community Council. Member Indianapolis Project. Democratic candidate for governor Indiana.

    National board directors United States Clay Court Championships, Inc., Amateur Athletic Union Foundation. National board directors, Partners for Livable Places, delegate to Strasbourg and Lyons, France. Active Indiana State Museum, Indiana Repertory Theatre.

    Member advisory board Winona Memorial Hospital Foundation, History Landmarks Foundation. Member United Way Centennial Commission. Associate director Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

    Co-chairman opening ceremonies Pan American Games, 1987. Co-chairman special events committee National League of Cities. Co-chairman opening ceremonies National Sports Festival IV, 1982.

    Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life). Member American Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Bureau (board directors).


    • Married Mary Lou Hoover, December 28, 1957. Children– Jeb Allyn, Amy Lou, Andrew Birch, Jody McDade.
    • father: Marshall Conrad
    • mother: Ruby (Rooksby) Conrad
    • spouse: Mary Lou Hoover
    • children: Jeb Allyn Conrad
    • Amy Lou Conrad
    • Andrew Birch Conrad
    • Jody McDade Conrad
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    Born February 8, 1935
    Died July 7, 1990
    (aged 55)