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Lawyer

Charles Oscar Berry, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia, 1932, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1932, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1947, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1952.

Background

Berry, Charles Oscar was born on April 7, 1907 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Charles Adams and E. Louise (Payne) Berry.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, 1933;Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1932.

Career

General counsel, Washington Gas Light Company, 1953-1972;vice president, Washington Gas Light Company, 1958-1969;senior vice president, Washington Gas Light Company, 1969-1972.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia, 1932, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1932, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1947, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1952.

Religion

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Politics

When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

Views

As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

Membership

Member advisory board, past president, life member District of Columbia Salvation Army. Past president Columbia Hospital Women. Member American Bar Association (chairman section public utility law 1954-1955, house of delegate 1957), District of Columbia Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar, George Washington Law Association (past president), Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Phi Epsilon Clubs: Lawyers (Washington).

Columbia Country; Mended Hearts. Lodges: Rotary, Masons (Jesters).

Connections

Married Margaret Anna Fox, October 20, 1934 (deceased January 8, 1981). Children– Charles Henry, Louise Margaret Berry Strait. Married Katheran S. Russell, June 8, 1982.

father:
Charles Adams Berry

mother:
E. Louise (Payne) Berry

spouse:
Margaret Anna Fox

spouse:
Katheran S. Russell

child:
Charles Henry Berry

child:
Louise Margaret Berry Strait Berry