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Lawyer

John J. Toner, American lawyer, specializing in the field of.

Background

Toner, John Joseph was born on November 11, 1915 in Cleveland. Son of John E. and Estelle (Foster) Toner.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, John Carroll University, 1937. Master of Science in Social Administration, Case Western Reserve University, 1940. Juris Doctor, Cleveland State University, 1950.

Career

Caseworker County Child Welfare Board, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1937-1942. Psychiatric consultant Municipal and Common Pleas Court, 1942-1954. Private practice, 1950-1960.

Judge Ohio Court Common Pleas, Cleveland, 1960-1989, retired, 1989. Sits by assignment Ohio Supreme Court, from 1989. Lecturer John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio, 1950-1954.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1950.

Membership

Member Citizens' League, Holy Name Society. Trustee Youth Services Coordinating Council, Police Athletic League. Board directors Community Youth Project.

Past chairman Youth Service Advisory Board, board trustees Merrick House, Catholic Counseling Center Board. Former trustee Ohio Boys' Town, Impact Cities' Program, Federation Community Planning. Formerly active Community Advisory committee junior League of Cleveland, Project Friendship, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

Member American Bar Association, Cuyahoga County Bar Association, Bar Association of Greater Cleveland, Ohio State Bar Association (former chairman family law committee), Ohio Association Juvenile Court Judges (trustee, past president, Catholic Lawyer's Guide, National Council Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Serra Club of Cleveland (past chairman).

Connections

Married Lillie Ann Bender, April 26, 1941. Children: Michael, Kathleen, Timothy, John, Robert, Joseph, James.

father:
John E. Toner

mother:
Estelle (Foster) Toner

spouse:
Lillie Ann Bender

child:
Michael Toner

child:
Kathleen Toner

child:
Timothy Toner

child:
John Toner

child:
Robert Toner

child:
Joseph Toner

child:
James Toner