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Lawyer

John Pritchard Nash, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1934, Federal District Court, Eastern District Wisconsin, Western District Wisconsin, 7th United States Court Appeals bars. Decorated Bronze Star medal; recipient Recipient Certificate Merit, Manitowoc, 1967, merit award, University Wisconsin, 1972.

Background

Nash, John Pritchard was born on December 29, 1908 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Archie Lyman and Mary (Pritchard) Nash.

Education

Student, Lake Forest Academy, 1925. Graduate, Lawrenceville School, 1927. Bachelor, v, 1931; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1934.

Career

Practice law, Manitowoc, since 1934. With Nash & Nash, 1934—1936. Partner Nash, Spindler, Dean & Grimstad (former Nash & Nash), since 1936.

Director Manitowoc Company, Inc., Richter Vinegar Corporation. Served to major United States Army, 1942-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1934, Federal District Court, Eastern District Wisconsin, Western District Wisconsin, 7th United States Court Appeals bars.

Membership

Member Manitowoc Chamber of Commerce Presbyterian, elder, 1965—1968, trustee, 1957—1960, Wisconsin Synod, 1969—1972. Board advisers Salvation Army. Active member Manitowoc Community Fund, 1940—1960.

Fund raising Manitowoc County unit American Cancer Society, 1954—1956. Chairman Manitowoc County Committee Higher Edn, 1960—1964, Wisconsin Commission Higher Educational Aids, 1967—1969, Federal Higher Education Act, 1968—1969, member state advisory council, 1965—1979, vice chairman, 1966—1968. Member citizens advisory council University Wisconsin-Green Bay, since 1969.

Member Governor's Commission Education, 1969—1971. Member advisory council Boy Scouts American. President Manitowoc Memorial Hospital, 1980—1982.

Board directors Holiday House, Rahr-West Fund Board, Manitowoc Day Care Center Young Men’s Christian Association. Member of Manitowoc County Bar Association (president 1958-1959), Wisconsin Bar Association, American Bar Association, Rotarian, University Club (Milwaukee), Branch River Country Club (Manitowoc), B & B Club.

Connections

Married Ruth Chapelle, November 3, 1951. Children: Barbara Pritchard, James Lyman.

father:
Archie Lyman Nash

mother:
Mary (Pritchard) Nash

spouse:
Ruth Chapelle

child:
Barbara Pritchard Nash

child:
James Lyman Nash