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H. Reginald Belden Edit Profile

Lawyer

H. Reginald Belden, American Lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1933, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1943, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Thiel College, 1973.

Background

Belden, H. Reginald was born on December 23, 1907 in Arnold, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Arthur Ernest and Otilla Christiana (Sode) Belden.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, Thiel College, 1929; Doctor of Laws, Thiel College, 1989; postgraduate, University of Pennsylvania, 1932.

Career

Partner, Belden, Belden, Persin, Johnston & Zuzik, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1933, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1943, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960.

Membership

Fellow American Bar Foundation (life), Pennsylvania Bar Foundation (life), American College Trial Lawyers (state chairman 1975-1976). Member American Bar Association (member House Delegates 1971-1972), Pennsylvania Bar Association (president 1971-1972, member House Delegates), Westmoreland Bar Association (president 1961), Westmoreland Academy Trial Lawyers (co-founder, president 1969-1970), International Association Defense Counsel (state chairman 1972-1986), National Conference Bar President, Judicial Conference for 3rd circuit United States (life), Defense Research Institute, Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Greensburg (Pennsylvania) Country Club, Pinehurst (North Carolina) Country Club, Belleair Country Club (Florida), James Wilson Law Club, Delta Sigma Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, legal research.

Connections

Married Irene, Jan 15, 1938. Children: H. Reginald Junior, Marcia I. Belden Lappas.

father:
Arthur Ernest Belden

mother:
Otilla Christiana (Sode) Belden

spouse:
Irene

child:
Marcia I. Belden Lappas Belden

child:
H. Reginald Junior Belden