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Ronald Lee Sowers

Ronald Lee Sowers, American lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1965, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Indiana 1965, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1970, United States Supreme Court 1982.

Background

  • Sowers, Ronald Lee was born on April 20, 1938 in Dover, Missouri, United States. Son of John Lee and Mary Katherine (Dysart) Sowers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, 1965. Juris Doctor, 1969.

    Career

    • Associate Torborg, Miller & Moss, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1965—1968. Partner Torborg, Miller, Moss, Harris & Sowers, 1968—1977, Sowers & Benson, 1977—1983, Sowers, Larson, Riebenack & Connolly, since 1985. Principal Ronald L. Sowers & Associates, 1983—1985.

      With United States Marine Corps, 1960-1962, colonel United States Marine Corps, 1960-1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1965, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Indiana 1965, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1970, United States Supreme Court 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Downtown Fort Wayne Association, since 1979, Notre Dame Law Association, 1965—1975. Rehabilitation committee member ARCH, Inc., since 1979. Fellow: Belli Society.

    Member: American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, American Board Trial Advocates (chapter president 1986, board directors 1986), Allen County Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Launa R. Stayer, June 11, 1960 (divorced 1980). Children: Julie Ann Sowers de Palomares, Jennifer Lee Sowers DeRidder, Jill Susan. Married Cynthia J. Delagrange, October 13, 1983.
    • father: John Lee Sowers
    • mother: Mary Katherine (Dysart) Sowers
    • spouses: Launa R. Stayer
    • Cynthia J. Delagrange
    • children: Julie Ann Sowers de Palomares Sowers
    • Jennifer Lee Sowers DeRidder Sowers
    • Jill Susan Sowers
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    Born April 20, 1938
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