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Gordon Harry Scherer Edit Profile

Congressman , Lawyer

Gordon Harry Scherer, American lawyer, congressman. Bar: Ohio 1929. Recipient Patriotic Service awards Coalition American Patriotic Societies, American Legion, Daughters of the American Revolution; Distinguished Service award Negro Citizens Cincinnati. Trustee Americans for Constitutional Action; member Cincinnati City Council, 1945-1949. Member American, Ohio, Cincinnati bar associations, Order of Curia, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Scherer, Gordon Harry was born on December 26, 1906 in Cincinnati. Son of John E. and Minnie (Kuehnle) Scherer.

Education

Student, University Cincinnati. Bachelor of Laws, Salmon P. Chase College Law, 1929. Doctor of Laws, Institutum Divi Thomae, 1961.

Career

Private practice, Cincinnati, from 1929;assistant prosecuting attorney, Hamilton County, Ohio., 1933-1941;director safety, City of Cincinnati, 1943-1944;member, Planning Commission Cincinnati, 1946-1947;member, 83d-87th Congresses from 1st District Ohiomember un-American activities committee, public works committee, 83d-87th Congresses from 1st District Ohiomember United States national commission, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1970-1973;United States member Executive Board, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris, 1974-1975;United States delegate, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization International Conference on Programs for Development of Communications, Acapulco, Mexico, 1982;United States representative to, United Nations, 1972-1973. Director Universal Guaranty Life Insurance Company of Ohio, 1965-1980. Chairman of the Board Gentile Brothers Company, 1969-1982.

President of the board of trustees Cincinnati Southern Railway, 1968-1981. Member Ohio Supreme Court Board Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, 1970-1976. Member of the board visitors United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1971-1975.

Chairman Republican Party of Hamilton County, 1962-1968. Member Ohio Republican StateCentral and Executive committees, 1964-1970. Member board elections, Hamilton County, 1968-1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1929.

Membership

Trustee Americans for Constitutional Action. Member Cincinnati City Council, 1945-1949. Member American, Ohio, Cincinnati bar associations, Order of Curia, Phi Alpha Delta.

Clubs: Mason (33 degree).

Connections

Married Virginia E. Mottern, February 18, 1933. Children: Gordon Mottern, Suzanne Virginia (Mistress Michael Kitei).

father:
John E. Scherer

mother:
Minnie (Kuehnle) Scherer

spouse:
Virginia E. Mottern

child:
Gordon Mottern Scherer

child:
Suzanne Virginia Scherer (Mistress Michael Kitei)