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Lawyer

John Evans Forsythe, American lawyer. Member Philadelphia Bar Association Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.; Member Society of Friends.

Background

Forsythe, John Evans was born on November 27, 1905 in Media, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Evans and Helen Lucretia (MacDonald) Forsythe.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1930.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1930, practiced in Philadelphia, 1930-1974. Partner MacCoy, Evans & Lewis, 1943-1974. Of counsel Montgomery, McCracken, Walker and Rhoads, Philadelphia, 1976-1977.

Township solicitor Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, 1943-1972, solicitor Lower Merion Township, Board Health, 1943-1972. Treasurer, trustee, director Bryn Mawr College, from 1953. Treasurer Haverford Friends School, 1947-1975.

Membership

Member Philadelphia Bar Association Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi. Member Society of Friends. Clubs: Merion Cricket (Haverford).

Connections

Married Margaret Pancoast Longaker, September 30, 1933. Children: Felicia, Alice Mary.

father:
John Evans Forsythe

mother:
Helen Lucretia (MacDonald) Forsythe

spouse:
Margaret Pancoast Longaker

children:
Felicia Forsythe

Alice Mary Forsythe