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Cletus John Corbett Edit Profile

Lawyer , shoe company executive

Cletus John Corbett, American lawyer, shoe company executive. Bar: Ohio 1941. Decorated Air medal with nine oak leaf clusters, three bronze stars. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American, Ohio, Columbus bar associations, American Judicature Society, Phi Kappa, Iota Lambda Pi.

Background

Corbett, Cletus John was born on June 18, 1907 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Patrick J. and Mary (Byrne) Corbett.

Education

Student, Ohio State University, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, Franklin University, 1941. Juris Doctor, Capital University, 1966.

Career

Accountant, Proctor-Gamble Company, Jackson, MississippiAccountant, Proctor-Gamble Company, Memphis, 1929-1933;with, SCOA Industries, Inc., Columbus, 1934-1986;counsel, vice president, SCOA Industries, Inc., 1957-1966;secretary, SCOA Industries, Inc., 1966-1972;director, SCOA Industries, Inc., 1966-1983;emeritus director, SCOA Industries, Inc., 1983-1985;practiced in, Columbuscounsel firm, Porter, Stanley, Platt & Arthur, Columbus, until 1976;with firm, Iverson, Yoakum, Papiano & Hatch, Los Angeles, 1976;counsel firm, Postlewaite, O'Brien & Mann, Columbus, 1976;individual practice law, Columbus, from 1976.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1941.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American, Ohio, Columbus bar associations, American Judicature Society, Phi Kappa, Iota Lambda Pi. Clubs: Columbus Athletic, University.

Connections

Married Margaret P. Burns, August 26, 1946 (deceased). 1 child, Margaret Corbett Lenzer.

father:
Patrick J. Corbett

mother:
Mary (Byrne) Corbett

spouse:
Margaret P. Burns

child:
Margaret Corbett Lenzer Corbett