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Oscar Ross Ewing

lawyer , philanthropist.

Oscar Ross Ewing, American lawyer, philanthropist. Served from First lieutenant to captain United States Army, 1918.; Member New York County Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, American Legion, Davison; Club: University (New York City).

Background

Ewing, Oscar Ross was born on March 8, 1889 in Greensburg, Indiana, United States. Son of George McClellan and Nettie Moore (Ross) Ewing.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1910. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1913. Doctor of Laws, University North Carolina, 1967, Indiana U., 1970.

Career

June 1953); children—James Dennis, George McClellan. Married second; Mary Whiting MacKay Thomas, October 12, 1955. Instructor, U. Iowa Law School, 1913-1914.

Member Weyl, Jewett & Ewing Indianapolis, 1915-1916. Assistant counsel Vandalia Railroad Company, St. Louis, 1916. Assistant to general counsel Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburgh, 1917.

Member Hughes, Schurman & Dwight, New York, and predecessor firms 1920-1937. Member firm Hughes, Hubbard & Ewing, 1937-1947. Special assistant to United State Attorneys general, 1942.

Assistant chairman Democratic National Committee 1940-1942, vice chairman Democratic National Committee, 1942-1947. Federal Security Agency administrator, 1947-1952. American manufacturers delegate Conference for Limitation Manufacturer Narcotics, Geneva, 1931.

Chairman, Research Triangle Regional Planning Commission, 1963-1967. Board of directors Research Triangle Foundation.

Works

  • Contributor legal articles to mags.

Membership

Served from First lieutenant to captain United States Army, 1918. Member New York County Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, American Legion, Davison. Club: University (New York City).

Connections

Married Helen E. Dennis, Nov, 4, 1915 (deceased.; married second; children: James Dennis, George McClellan.

father:
George McClellan Ewing

mother:
Nettie Moore (Ross) Ewing

spouses:
Helen E. Dennis

2d

children:
James Dennis Ewing

George McClellan Ewing