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Gerald Lee Gherlein

Gerald Lee Gherlein was American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1963.


  • Gherlein, Gerald Lee was born on February 16, 1938 in Warren, Ohio, United States. Son of Jacob A. and Ruth (Matthews) Gherlein.

  • Education

    • Student, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1958. Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstrn, Ohio State University, 1960. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1963.


    • Associate Taft Stettinius & Hollister, Cincinnati, 1963-1966. Corporation attorney Eaton Corporation, Cleveland, 1966-1968, European legal counsel Zug, Switzerland, 1968-1971, assistant secretary, associate counsel Cleveland, 1971-1976, vice president, general counsel, 1976-1991, executive vice president, general counsel, 1991-2000, retired, 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1963.


    President Citizens League Greater Cleveland, 1979-1981. Trustee Cleveland Ballet, 1983-1988, vice chairman 1985-1987. Trustee WVIZ Public Television, 1990-1999, Armada Funds, since 1997.

    Member American Bar Association, Greater Cleveland Bar Association (president 1989, trustee), Ohio Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries (president Ohio regional group 1977), Pepper Pike Country Club, Union Club, Mayfield Country Club. Clubs: Union, Tavern, Mayfield Country.


    • Married Joycelyn Hardin, June 18, 1960. Children: David, Christy.
    • father: Jacob A. Gherlein
    • mother: Ruth (Matthews) Gherlein
    • spouse: Joycelyn Hardin
    • children: David Gherlein
    • Christy Gherlein
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    Born February 16, 1938