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J. Gareth Hitchcock Edit Profile

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J. Gareth Hitchcock was American judge. Bar: Ohio 1939, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1945, United States District Court (northern district) Indiana 1960, United States Supreme Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1960.

Background

Hitchcock, J. Gareth was born on June 10, 1914 in Putnam County, Ohio, United States. Son of Roy C. and Laura (Adam) Hitchcock.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Ohio State University, 1939. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, 1969.

Career

Bar: Ohio 1939, United States Dist.Ct. (northern district) Ohio 1945, United States District Court (northern district) Indiana 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1960. Sole practice, Paulding, Ohio, 1939-1940.

Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1940-1942. Sole practice, Port Clinton, Ohio, 1946-1951. Protection chief Joseph Horne Company, Pittsburgh, 1951-1957.

Investment sales Federated Investors Inc., Pittsburgh, 1957-1959. Practice, Paulding, Ohio, 1959-1960. Judge Common Pleas Court Paulding County (Ohio), 1960-1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1939, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1945, United States District Court (northern district) Indiana 1960, United States Supreme Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1960.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Ohio State Bar Association (bar activities committee 1963-1980, committee judicial administration and legal reform since 1981), Paulding County Bar Association, N.W. Ohio Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Judge Advocates Association, Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association, Society Former Special Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Federal Bureau of Investigation, American Legion (life), Veterans of Foreign Wars (life). Club: Kiwanis (lieutenant governor 1970-1971).

Connections

Married Helen M. Eck, June 10, 1941 (deceased October 1972). Children: James Edward, David Louis. Married Ruth E. Fessel, August 18, 1973.

father:
Roy C. Hitchcock

mother:
Laura (Adam) Hitchcock

spouse:
Helen M. Eck

spouse:
Ruth E. Fessel

child:
James Edward Hitchcock

child:
David Louis Hitchcock