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Lawyer

Homer E. Abele, American Judge. Bar: Ohio 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1954. Program chairman McArthur Development Association; Vinton County trustee Southeastern Ohio Regional Council. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member American Legion (Executive officer to past state commander), Ohio, Vinton County bar associations, Ohio Bar Foundation.

Background

Abele, Homer E. was born on November 21, 1916 in Wellston, Ohio, United States. Son of Oscar and Margaret (Burke) Abele.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Ohio State University, 1953. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, 1970.

Career

Member, Commodity Credit Corporation, 1935-1936;with, Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation, Lancaster, Ohio. then, Austin Powder Company, McArthur, Ohio., to 1941;patrolman, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Van Wert, 1941-1943, 46;solicitor, McArthurVinton County representative, Ohio General Assembly, 1949-1952;assistant to campaign manager, Sen. Robert A. Taft, Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1952;legislation counsel, Special Transportation Committee, 1953-1957;delegate, Republican National Convention, San Francisco, 1956;Republican nominee for, Congress, 10th Ohio District, 1958;member, 88th Congress from 10th District Ohiojudge, 4th District Ohio Court Appeals, 1967-1977;presiding judge, 4th District Ohio Court Appeals, 1977-1978, 83, 84;chief justice, Court Appeals Ohio, 1978;retired, 1991. Past state department judge advisory American Legion Ohio.

Chairman court section American Legion Buckeye Boy's State, 1969-1979, president, 1981, 82.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1954.

Membership

Program chairman McArthur Development Association. Vinton County trustee Southeastern Ohio Regional Council. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.

Member American Legion (executive officer to past state Commander), Ohio, Vinton County bar associations, Ohio Bar Foundation Clubs: McArthur Lions (past president), Society South Pole (life).

Connections

Married Addie Riggs, 1938. Children: Terrell Ann, Peter Burke, Andy.

father:
Oscar Abele

mother:
Margaret (Burke) Abele

spouse:
Addie Riggs

child:
Terrell Ann Abele

child:
Peter Burke Abele

child:
Andy Abele