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Henry Weston Gleiss

Henry Weston Gleiss, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Condemnation (eminent domain)Civil litigation, statePersonal injury (including property damage)lawyer. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957.; Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Berrien County Bar Association (president 1974), Association Trial Lawyers American, Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1975). Congregationalist.

Background

Gleiss, Henry Weston was born on November 22, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of George Herman and Mary Elizabeth (Weston) Gleiss.

Education

Denison University (Bachelor of Arts, 1951). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, 1954).

Career

Worked at Globensky, Gleiss, Bittner & Hyrns, P.C. (St. Joseph, Michigan) specializing in General Civil Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Litigation, Corporate, Business, Bankruptcy, Probate, Taxation, Real Estate, Municipal, Health and Hospital, Condemnation and Personal Injury Law, Professional Malpractice. Admitted to the bar, 1955, Michigan.

1960, United States. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. 1964, United States. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. 1967, United States. Supreme Court.

Delta Theta Phi. Special Assistant Attorney General, 1960—. Member: Berrien County (President, 1974) and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Michigan.

American Society of Hospital Attorneys. American Society of Appraisers. Globensky, Gleiss, Bittner & Hyrns, P.C. has its origins in the practice established by Humphrey S. Gray in Benton Harbor, Michigan before the turn of the century.

Humphrey S. Gray was joined by his son Luman and later by the current senior member of the firm, John S. Globensky, in 1952. The firm has a general business practice with emphasis in litigation, probate, taxation, real estate, condominium law, municipal law, health and hospital law, condemnation, and defense of professional malpractice claims. The firm prides itself on the quality of legal services and the reputation that the individual members have developed in the community for these services over the years.

Membership

Board directors United Fund. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Berrien County Bar Association (pres 1974), Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1975), Kiwanis, Moose, Junior Chamber of Commerce (officer), Economic of Southwest Michigan, Elks.

Connections

S.George Herman and Mary Elizabeth (Weston) G. Married Joan Bette Christopher, July 23, 1955. Children: Kent G., Keith W.