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Lawyer , corporation executive.

Loren Edmunds Souers, American lawyer, corporation executive.


Souers, Loren Edmunds was born on December 4, 1882 in Mineral City, Ohio, United States. Son of Enos Schlauch and Celestia May (Black) Souers.


Educated New Philadelphia (O.) schools. Student Adelbert College and Law School Western Reserve University (Bachelor of Laws, 1905).


Admitted to Ohio bar, 1905, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1929. Member firm Rice & Souers, Canton, O., 1905-1925. Black, McCuskey, Ruff & Souers, 1925-1941, Black, McCuskey, Souers & Arbaugh since 1941.

Vice-president, director, general counsel Continental Steel Corporation, Kokomo, Indiana. General counsel Diebold, Inc., Canton. Instructor in constitutional Law, McKinley Law School, Canton, 1930-1936.

State bar examiner, 1936-1941, chairman board, 1940-1941.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Judgment Liens in Ohio.


Member Canton Board of Education, 1930-1950. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member Chamber of Commerce, O. Bar Association (Chairman of Commission on judgment liens, judicial administration and legal reform), Stark County Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Association of Practitioners before Interstate Commerce Commission, Sons of the American Revolution (president general 1940-1941), Phi Delta Phi.

Delta Sigma Rho. Kiwanis. Mason (33°).; Odd Fellow (grand master Ohio, 1922-1923).


Married Ilka R. Gaskell, February 1, 1910. Children: Loren Eaton, Millard Ball.

Enos Schlauch Souers

Celestia May (Black) Souers

Ilka R. Gaskell

Loren Eaton Souers

Millard Ball Souers