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Lawyer

Paul Victor Shearer, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1942, United States District Court (southern district) Iowa 1972.

Background

Shearer, Paul Victor was born on January 21, 1919 in Columbus Junction, Iowa, United States. Son of Brainard Hayes and Maude Sarah (Hanft) Shearer.

Education

Bachelor, University Iowa, 1940. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1942.

Career

Attorney, County of Washington, Iowa., 1949-1951;partner, Stewart & Shearer, Washington, 1951-1978;partner, Stewart, Shearer & Tindal, Washington, 1978-1980;partner, Stewart, Shearer, Owen & Tindal, Washington, 1980-1985;partner, Shearer & Tindal, Washington, since 1985. Board directors Washington Federal Savings & Loan. President, public The Columbus Gazette, Columbus Junction, Iowa, since 1979.

President Washington County AbstractCo., since 1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Iowa 1942, United States District Court (southern district) Iowa 1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Columnist The Columbus Gazette, since 1979.

Membership

Board fellows School Religion, University Iowa, Iowa City, since 1973. Trustee Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1972-1978. General counsel on ministries United Methodist Church, Dayton, Ohio, 1976-1984.

With United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association (Certified Outstanding Service 1962), Washington County Bar Association (president 1961-1962), Rotary (Community Service award 1986), Masons, American Legion, Young Men’s Christian Association (president 1954-1956).

Connections

Married Barbara Jean Smith, June 11, 1943. Children: Mark S., Jane M.

father:
Brainard Hayes Shearer

mother:
Maude Sarah (Hanft) Shearer

spouse:
Barbara Jean Smith

child:
Mark S. Shearer

child:
Jane M. Shearer