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Lawyer

Osmer C. Fitts, American lawyer. Bar: Vermont, Massachusetts 1930.

Background

Fitts, Osmer C. was born on October 21, 1905 in Brattleboro, Vermont, United States. Son of Clarke Cushing and Maud (Emerson) Fitts.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Dartmouth College, 1926. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1929. Juris Doctor (honorary), Suffolk University, 1960.

Career

Partner, Sargent, Chase & Fitts, Ludlow, Vermont, 1930-1939;private practice, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1939-1954;partner, Fitts & Olson, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1954-1975;of counsel, Fitts & Olson, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1975-1985. Reporter of decisions Supreme Court Vermont, 1940-1942. Board directors, chairman of the executive committee Vermont National Bank.

Chmmn. Vermont Library Board, 1970-1985. Executive Committee NewEng. Law Institute, 1955-1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: Vermont, Massachusetts 1930.

Membership

Board governors Springfield Shriners Hospital Crippled Children, 1963-1973. Chairman Vermont State Board Libraries. Lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

Member American (governor 1954-1957, chairman house of deals 1960-1962), Vermont (president 1949) bar associations, American College Trial Lawyers (regent 1954), American College Probate Counsel (regent 1963-1971), Association Insurance Attorneys (president 1973), Judge Advisers Association (director 1943-1944, 47-85, president 1970-1971).

Connections

Married Dorothy D. Moore, June 28, 1930.

father:
Clarke Cushing Fitts

mother:
Maud (Emerson) Fitts

spouse:
Dorothy D. Moore