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Michael Vincent Disalle

lawyer , governor Ohio.

Michael Vincent Disalle, American lawyer, governor Ohio. award Interfaith Movement, 1962.


Disalle, Michael Vincent was born on January 6, 1908 in New York City. Son of Anthony and Assunta (D’Arcangelo) DiS.


Student Central Catholic High School, Toledo. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1931. Doctor of Laws, Notre Dame U., 1949, Miami University, 1959, Bowling Green State University, U. Toledo, Kent State University, U. Akron, 1960.

Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Ohio U., 1963. Master of Science (honorary), University Bridgeport, 1951.


Senior member DiSalle, Green & Haddad. Assistant district counsel Home Owners Loan Corporation, 1933-1935. Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1937-1938.

Assistant city law director City of Toledo, 1939-1941, member city council, 1942-1947, vice mayor, 1944-1948, mayor (city manager), 1948-1950. Director price stabilization, Washington, 1950-1952. Appointed director economics stabilization, 1952.

Governor Ohio, 1959-1963. Practice law, Columbus, Ohio, 1963-1966, Washington, from 1966. Counsel Chapman, Duff & Paul (formerly Chapman, Gadsby, Hannah & Duff), Washington, from 1971.

Distinguished professor of University Massachusetts Originator, first chairman Toledo Labor-Management Citizens Committee (Toledo Plan), 1945 (plan has been adopted by other cities for mediation labor disputes). An organizer and 1st president Ohio Association Municipalities, 1949. Chairman advisory board United States Conference Mayors, 1949.

Delegate International Union Cities, Geneva, 1949.


Member DiSalle, Green & Haddad. Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1937-1938. Member President’s Advisory Committee on Intergovtl.

Affairs, 1961-1963; member panel of arbitrators International Centre Settlement of Investment Disputes, 1967-1974. Named outstanding man of year Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1944, outstanding alumnus Georgetown Student Bar Association, 1962. Member American, Federal, Ohio, Columbus, Toledo bar associations, Bar Association District of Columbia, Delta Theta Phi.


Married Myrtle Eugene England, December 19, 1929 (separated). Children: Antoinette, Barbara, Constance, Diana, Michael E. Admitted to Ohio bar, 1932, and began practice in Toledo.

Anthony DiS.

Assunta (D’Arcangelo) DiS.

Myrtle Eugene England

Antoinette Disalle

Barbara Disalle

Constance Disalle

Diana Disalle

Michael E. Admitted to Ohio bar Disalle

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