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Lawyer

Edwin Phillips Rome, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania.

Background

Rome, Edwin Phillips was born on October 7, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Jacob and Etta (Phillips) Rome.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore College, 1937;Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1940.

Career

Law clerk, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia, 1940-1942;associate, William A. Gray, Philadelphia, 1942-1947;partner, Gray, Anderson, Schaffer & Rome, Philadelphia, 1947-1954;partner, Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley, Philadelphia, 1954-1988.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Arizona Annotations to the Restatement of the Law of Agency, The Child and the Law in Pennsylvania, Corporate and Commercial Free Speech. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee William Penn Foundation, 1973-1979, Philadelphia Museum Art. Board directors Philadelphia Opera Company. President board Walnut Street Theatre, 1983-1986.

Board overseers University Pennsylvania Law School. Fellow American Bar Foundation, International Academy Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lawyers' Club Philadelphia, American College Trial Lawyers, Society Architectural Historians (honorary counsel), Phi Beta Kappa Clubs: Down Town (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Chloe Denham, October 30, 1946 (divorced 1969). Married Rita Joseph, August 19, 1969.

father:
John Jacob Rome

mother:
Etta (Phillips) Rome

spouse:
Chloe Denham

spouse:
Rita Joseph