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Lawyer

Matthew Joseph Smith, American lawyer.

Background

Smith, Matthew Joseph was born on January 21, 1905 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Edward John and Anna (Doyle) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1927, Juris Doctor, 1929.

Career

Research assistant Yale, 1929-1931, Johns Hopkins, 1931-1932. Admitted to Ohio bar, 1929, practiced, Columbus, 1932-1934, New Philadelphia, 1934-1975. Member Smith, Renner, Hanhart, Miller & Kyler.

Trustee Union Hospital Association, Dover, Ohio, 1958-1976, vice president, 1971-1972. Trustee Ohio State Bar Associate Foundation, 1962-1966. Past trustee, past president Tuscarawas Valley Comprehensive Mental Health Center.

Past trustee Ohio Legal Center Institute.

Membership

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation, Ohio Bar Association Foundation, American College Probate Counsel. Member American, Ohio (president 1960-1961), Tuscarawas County (past president) bar associations, International Association Insurance Counsel, Society Hospital Attorneys, American Judicature Society, United States 6th Circuit Judicial Conference (life), Order of Coif, Delta Theta.

Connections

Married Mary L. Jahnke, January 15, 1936. Children: Kathleen (Mistress Johnson), Edward, Margaret (Mistress Hicks), Robert.

father:
Edward John Smith

mother:
Anna (Doyle) Smith

spouse:
Mary L. Jahnke

children:
Margaret Smith (Mistress Hicks)

Robert Smith

Kathleen Smith (Mistress Johnson)

Edward Smith