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Frank Palm Celeste Edit Profile

Lawyer

Frank Palm Celeste was Italian lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1932. Decorated knight officer Order of Merit (Italy).

Background

Celeste, Frank Palm was born on March 24, 1907 in Italy. Son of Samuel and Carolina (Santora) Celeste.

Education

AB, Wooster College, 1928. Juris Doctor, Case Western Reserve University, 1931.

Career

Since practiced in Cleveland. Member firms Stephenson & Celeste, 1933-1938, Celeste & Taber, 1938-1957. Interim judge Lakewood (Ohio) Municipal Court, 1954.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1932.

Membership

President, Protestant Big Brothers, 1940-1945, Cleveland Church Federation, 1949-1950. Vice president Cleveland Safety Council, 1956-1959. Member President's. Advisory Committee on Housing for Elderly, 1961-1964.

Chairman Governor Ohio Task Force for Health Care, 1972-1973. Treasurer Lakewood Democratic Club, 1939-1945. Mayor, Lakewood, 1955-1963.

Member executive committee, chairman committee finance Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Democratic Party Organization, 1964. Board directors Fairview General Hospital, American Heart Association. President board trustees Lakewood Hospital, 1956-1963.

Trustee Interchurch Center Inc., Ohio Council Churches, Ohio Council Churches Foundation. President board trustees Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1976-1977. Member American Society Public Administration (president chapter 1962-1963), Cuyahoga County Mayors and City Managers Association (president 1963), American Association Homes for Aging, Ohio Council Churches (president 1966-1967), Greater Cleveland Growth Association, Lakewood Chamber of Commerce, Phi Alpha Delta.

Clubs: Masons, Shriners, Rotary.

Connections

Married Margaret Salisbury Louis, October 1, 1932. Children: Richard F., Mary Patricia Celeste Hoffman, Theodore S.

father:
Samuel Celeste

mother:
Carolina (Santora) Celeste

spouse:
Margaret Salisbury Louis

child:
Richard F. Celeste

child:
Mary Patricia Celeste Hoffman Celeste

child:
Theodore S. Celeste