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Elwin A. Andrus, American lawyer.


Andrus, Elwin A. was born on March 28, 1904 in Troy Center, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Francis Leroy and Mary V. (Watrous) Andrus.


1 son, Frank Stetson.


1 son, Frank Stetson. Married Marion R. Olson, August 9, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, University Wisconsin, 1927.

Bar: Wisconsin bar 1927, also United States Patent Office and Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1927. Practice with Edwin B.H. Tower, Junior, Milwaukee, 1927-1928. With patent department A.O. Smith Corporation, 1928-1929, charge patent department, 1929-1939, private practice patent, trade-mark and copyright law, from 1939.

Associate Andrus, Sceales, Starke, Sawall, Milwaukee. Lecturer University of Wisconsin Law School, 1947-1949. Director Newport Corporation, 1969-1978, president, 1973-1978.


Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (president Wisconsin fellows 1974-1979), American, Wisconsin bar founds. Member Inter-American Bar Association, American Bar Association (chairman section patent, trademark and copyright law 1958-1959), Milwaukee County Bar Association, 7th Federal Circuit Bar Association (president 1961-1962), Wisconsin State Bar (chairman of the section patent trademark, copyright law 1960-1962), American Patent Law Association, Chicago Patent Law Association, Milwaukee Patent Law Association (president 1938-1939), International Patent and Trade Mark Association (Executive Board 1955-1957), Canadian Patent Institute, Milwaukee Engineers Society, American Judicature Society, American Interprofl. Institute (president Milwaukee chapter 1973, nat. director 1974-1977).

Christian Scientist (church president 1960-1963, 70-73).


Married Florence R. Stetson, June 15, 1925 (deceased).; married Marion R. Olson, August 9, 1952.

Francis Leroy Andrus

Mary V. (Watrous) Andrus

Florence R. Stetson

Marion R. Olson