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Frederick Irving Taft

Frederick Irving Taft, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1972. Grantee AHS Foundation, 1976.

Background

  • Taft, Frederick Irving was born on June 26, 1945 in New Haven. Son of Seth Chase and Frances Taft.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1971.

    Career

    • Probation officer Ohio Department Corrections, Norwalk, 1971-1972. Assistant attorney general State of Ohio, Columbus, 1972-1973. Sole practice Cleveland, 1973-1977.

      Associate Spieth, Bell, McCurdy & Newell Company Legal Professional Association, 1977-1982, partner, since 1982, president, since 2005. President Ideaspace, LLC.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1972.

    Works

    • Stan Mahoney
    • The story of a "twentieth-century frontiersman" laced with an Irishman's "tough language" philosophy, and booze.
    • Author: Stan Mahoney, 1978, Welcome to the Friday Forum, 1992, Strategic Atlas--United States Health Care Reform, 1993, Negotiator's Toolbox, Ohio State Journal Dispute Resolution, 1998.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    President Your Schools, Cleveland Heights and University Heights, Ohio, 1986-1989, Initiative in Urban Education, since 2004. Trustee Children's Aid Society, Cleveland, 1982-1991, Ohio Venture Association, 1984-1986, Family Health Association, Cleveland, 1985-1990. Member visiting committee Colleges Case Western Reserve University, 1986-1989.

    Member Council, Pepper Pike, 1998-2006. Member American Bar Association, Cleveland Bar Association (chairman corporation, banking and business law section 1987-1988), Cleveland City Club (program chairman, trustee 1988-1991, vice president 1989-1990, president 1990-1991, vice president Forum Foundation 1997-1999, president 1999-2001, Hall of Fame inductee 2004).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, photography, snorkeling, birdwatching.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Hoefflinger, July 28, 1973. Children: Amanda, Joshua.
    • father: Seth Chase
    • mother: Frances Taft
    • spouse: Susan Hoefflinger
    • children: Amanda Taft
    • Joshua Taft
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    Born June 26, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Ohio

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