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Charles Earl Brown

Lawyer

Charles Earl Brown, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1949. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient John Jay Pershing award United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1963.

Background

Brown, Charles Earl was born on June 6, 1919 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Anderson and Ruth (Keeran) Brown.

Education

AB, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1941. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1949.

Career

Private practice, Toledo. Associate Zachman, Boxell, Bebout & Torbet, 1950-1953. Partner Brown, Baker, Schlageter & Craig (and predecessors), 1953-1990, of counsel, 1990-1995, Shindler, Neff, Holmes & Schlageter, from 1996.

Chairman steering and executive committees Auto Trim Wholesalers div. Automotive Service Industry Association, 1960-1968.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1949.

Membership

Lucas County Republican Executive Committee, 1968-1992. Trustee, secretary Joseph J. and Marie P. Schedel Foundation, 1963-1993, president, since 1993. Captain Army of the United States, 1941-1946.

Colonel Reserve retired. Fellow American Bar Foundation (state chairman 1978-1984), Ohio State Bar Foundation (trustee 1987-1992), American College Trust and Estate Counsel. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association (board governors real property section 1953-1976, council of deals 1973-1984, executive committee 1984-1987), Toledo Bar Association (past member executive committee), Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference (life), Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce (past trustee, committee chairman), Reserve Officers Association, Association United States Army, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Hiett, May 23, 1959. Children: Douglas Charles, Rebecca Ruth.

father:
Anderson Brown

mother:
Ruth (Keeran) Brown

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Hiett

child:
Douglas Charles Brown

child:
Rebecca Ruth Brown