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Robert Ernest Lessing

Robert Ernest Lessing, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1969. Recipient Honor medal, Chicago Tribune, 1964.

Background

  • Lessing, Robert Ernest was born on January 30, 1944 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert E. and Jean E. (Garrett) Lessing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Capital University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Valparaiso University, 1969.

    Career

    • Attorney National City Bank, Cleveland, 1969—1973, West, West & Sherman, Elyria, 1973—1976. Private practice, 1976—1983. Managing partner Lessing & Kovacs, since 1983.

      Member charter board Lorain County Estate Planning Council, since 1975, president, 1976—1977.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1969.

    Membership

    Chairman Elyria Citizens Education, 1974, Elyria Town Meeting, 1976, Elyria Board Zoning Appeals, 1978—1979, Taxpayer's Committee Eaton Township, 1982—1983. Member Zoning Commission Eaton Township, since 1985. Representative precinct committeeman Elyria, 1976—1979.

    Trustee United Health Foundation, 1978—1984, president, 1981—1983. Trustee Family Planning Services Association Lorain County, since 1983, president, 1985—1987. Member of American Bar Association, Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1975-1976), Lorain County Bar Association (chairman community relations committee 1982-1984), Ohio State Bar Association, Kiwanis.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, travel, gardening, baseball, jogging.

    Connections

    • Married Bonnie L. Havel Lessing, June 29, 1968. Children: David R., Scott A.
    • father: Robert E. Lessing
    • mother: Jean E. (Garrett) Lessing
    • spouse: Bonnie L. Havel Lessing
    • children: David R. Lessing
    • Scott A. Lessing
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    Born January 30, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality

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