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Lawyer

Harold Richard Prowell, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1932. President Dauphin County Bar Foundation; Member of Chamber of Commerce (director), Dickinson Law School Forum, Dauphin County Bar Associations (president), Pennsylvania Society (chairman medico-legal committee 1952-1953), American Committee (committee federal income tax since 1943), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Prowell, Harold Richard was born on January 1, 1907 in Steelton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Tolbert and Helen (Brough) Prowell.

Education

Student, Harrisburg Academy, 1925. AB summa cum laude, Princeton University, 1929. Juris Doctor summa cum laude, University Pennsylvania, 1932.

Career

Private practice, Harrisburg. Firm member Prowell & Stoner, attorney. Special counsel Pennsylvania Department Transportation & Public Welfare.

Director, counsel Commonwealth National Bank. Solicitor Harrisburg-Steelton-Highspire Technology School, Steelton-Highspire School District. Member, comparative law delegate Chinese Ministry Justice, People to People Ambassador Program.

General counsel Pennsylvania Motor Federal American Automobile Association, 1937—1970, Pennsylvania United Fund Inc. Past president Harrisburg Community Chest, Governors Hospital Study Commission, Susquehanna River Basin Association. Member National Budget Commission.

Manager University Pennsylvania Law Review, 1932.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1932.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications. Legal editor The American Cemetery New York City.

Membership

President Dauphin County Bar Foundation. Member of Chamber of Commerce (director), Dickinson Law School Forum, Dauphin County Bar Associations (president), Pennsylvania Society (chairman medico-legal committee 1952-1953), American Committee (committee federal income tax since 1943), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Myra Vickery, November 27, 1933. Children: Tolbert V., Gilbert V., Myra M.

father:
Tolbert Prowell

mother:
Helen (Brough) Prowell

spouse:
Myra Vickery

child:
Tolbert V. Prowell

child:
Gilbert V. Prowell

child:
Myra M. Prowell