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John William Strong, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Illinois 1963, Oregon 1976. Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Illinois Bar Association, Oregon Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Strong, John William was born on August 18, 1935 in Iowa City. Son of Frank Ransom and Gertrude Elizabeth (Way) Strong.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1962. Postgrad, University North Carolina, 1967.

Career

Associate firm LeForgee, Samuels, Miller, Schroeder & Jackson, Decatur, Illinois, 1963-1964. Assistant professor law University Kansas, 1964-1966. Associate professor Duke University, 1966-1969.

Professor University Oregon, 1969-1975. Legal counsel Oregon Task Force on Medical Malpractice, 1976. Professor University Nebraska, 1977-1984, dean, 1977-1982, vice chancellor for academy affairs, 1981-1984.

Rosenstiel Distinguished professor law University Arizona, 1984-1998, professor emeritus, since 1998. National secretary-treasurer Order of the Coif, 1992-1998. Consultant National Judicial College.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Illinois Bar Association, Oregon Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Margaret Waite Cleary, June 16, 1962. Children– Frank Ransom, Benjamin Waite.