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Lawyer

George Weber Coen, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1938.

Background

Coen, George Weber was born on March 26, 1914 in Lancaster, Ohio, United States. Son of Noble and Georgia (Weber) Coen.

Education

Juris Doctor, University of Virginia, 1938; postdoctoral, Louisiana State University, 1946; postdoctoral, Ohio State University, 1948.

Career

Assistant solicitor City of Lancaster, 1938-1940. Law clerk to presiding justice eastern division United States District Court (southern district) Ohio, Columbus, 1945-1946. Solicitor Village of Bremen, Ohio, 1947-1955.

Sole practice, 1955-1968. Partner Coen & Wexler, Lancaster, since 1968. Commissioner under Frazier Lempe Act, 1939-1940.

Faculty Columbus College Art and Design, 1955-1980, Ohio School Banking, 1966-1982. Referee juvenile division Fairfield County Court Common Pleas, 1971-1973, small claims division Lancaster Municipal Court, 1973-1980. Chairman board commissioners on grievance and discipline Supreme Court Ohio, 1980.

Board directors 1st Bremen Bank, Kingston Building and Loan, treasurer, Ohio Bar Title Insurance Company.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1938.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Clerk, treasurer Lancaster-Fairfield County Hospital building project, 1952-1955. Law commissioner Ohio Commission on Aging, 1973-1976. Board directors Fairfield County Library, Ohio State Library.

Served with United States Army, 1940-1946. Fellow Ohio State Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association (editor Desk Manual 1950-1960), Fairfield County Bar Association, Ohio Bankers Association (advisory counsel 1973-1975).

Clubs: University, Press, Columbus Metro. Lodges: Scribes, Masons.

Connections

Married Dorothy Kirn, December 13, 1941. Children: Rush, Andrew.

father:
Noble Coen

mother:
Georgia (Weber) Coen

spouse:
Dorothy Kirn

child:
Rush Coen

child:
Andrew Coen