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Lawyer

Harry Palmer Jeffrey, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1926, United States Supreme Court 1943. Member 78th Congress, 3rd Dist, Ohio, 1943—1944; trustee Wright State University, 1966—1976; Member of American Bar Association, Academy Political Science, Judicature Society, American College Trial Lawyers, Dayton Bar Association (president 1955-1956), Ohio Bar Association, Order of Coif, Dayton Bicycle Club, Dayton Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Jeffrey, Harry Palmer was born on December 26, 1901 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Samuel E. and Grace Sims (Wilson) Jeffrey.

Education

Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1924. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, 1926. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Wright State University, 1980.

Career

Associate Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, Columbus, Ohio, 1926—1927, D.W. and A.S. Iddings, Dayton, 1930—1934. Partner Jeffrey, Snell, Rogers & Greenberg, since 1934. Assistant attorney general, Ohio, 1932—1936.

Secretary and general csl. Foremanship Foundation, Dayton, 1945—1971. Served to Second lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1927-1930.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1926, United States Supreme Court 1943.

Membership

Member 78th Congress, 3rd Dist, Ohio, 1943—1944. Trustee Wright State University, 1966—1976. Member of American Bar Association, Academy Political Science, Judicature Society, American College Trial Lawyers, Dayton Bar Association (president 1955-1956), Ohio Bar Association, Order of Coif, Dayton Bicycle Club, Dayton Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Susan Virginia Gummer, September 11, 1935.

father:
Samuel E. Jeffrey

mother:
Grace Sims (Wilson) Jeffrey

spouse:
Susan Virginia Gummer