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Dixon Wright Prentice, state justice. Bar: Indiana bar 1942, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1949.

Background

Prentice, Dixon Wright was born on June 3, 1919 in Sellersburg, Indiana, United States. Son of Walter E. and Maude (Wilson) Prentice.

Education

Indiana University; Indiana University School of Law (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

Practice law, Jeffersonville, Indiana, 1946-1970. Partner Green Tree Associates, 1967-1970. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Indiana, Indianapolis, since 1971.

Commissioner National Conference Uniform State Laws, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Bar: Indiana bar 1942, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1949.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946. Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve. Retired; Member Clark County Bar Association (president 1953), Indiana Bar Association (house delegations 1954-1966, board managers 1964-1966), Indianapolis Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Jeffersonville Junior Chamber of C. (president 1949) Clubs: Meridian Hills Country, Gyro (Indianapolis).

Elks; Kingsway Country (Port Charlotte, Florida).

Connections

Married Phyllis Catherine Ropa, December 20, 1941. Children– Penelope (Mistress Robert L. Rauzi), Peter K., William W.

father:
Walter E. Prentice

mother:
Maude (Wilson) Prentice

spouse:
Phyllis Catherine Ropa

child:
Penelope Prentice (Mistress Robert L. Rauzi)

child:
Peter K. Prentice

child:
William W. Prentice