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Lawyer , business executive

Leon Edward Hickman, lawyer, business executive. Bar: Pennsylvania 1926.


Hickman, Leon Edward was born on July 27, 1900 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Charles Addison and Edith (Fogg) Hickman.


AB, Morningside College, 1922. Doctor of Laws, Morningside College, 1944. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1925.

Doctor of Laws, Western Maryland College, 1958. Doctor of Laws, West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1960. Doctor of Humane Letters, South Dakota School Mines and Technology, 1956.

Doctor of Business Administration, Tennessee Wesleyan College, 1965.


Partner, Smith, Buchanan & Ingersoll and predecessor firms, Pittsburgh, 1930-1951;counsel firm, Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellott, Pittsburgh, since 1967. Vice president, general counsel Aluminum Company American, 1951-1960, executive vice president, 1959-1967, director, 1951-1971.


  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1926.


Chairman Action Housing, Inc., 1969-1975. Member Pennsylvania Housing Commission, 1970-1976, chairman, 1970-1971. Member Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Planning Commission, 1963-1977.

Chairman Gov's Commission to Revise Public Employee Laws Pennsylvania, 1968. Mem.jud. council United Methodist Church, 1964-1972. Director Morningside College, 1938-1971, president of the board of trustees, 1962-1971.

Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, American Law Institute, Duquesne Club, Harvard Club Western Pennsylvania, St. Clair Country Club, Masons.


Married Mayme Hoyt., August 12, 1926. Children: Hoyt Leon, Herbert Wilbur.

Charles Addison Hickman

Edith (Fogg) Hickman

Mayme Hoyt.

Hoyt Leon Hickman

Herbert Wilbur Hickman