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Lawyer

Philip Ernst von Ammon, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1938, Arizona 1952.

Background

Ammon, Philip Ernst von was born on January 10, 1915 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Ernst Carl and Ida (Kroeschell) von Ammon.

Education

Student, Williams College, 1931-1933;Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1935;Juris Doctor, 1938.

Career

With firm, Sidley, McPherson, Austin & Burgess, Chicago, 1938-1946;with law department, A.T.&San Francisco R.R., 1946-1951;with firm, Fennemore, Craig, von Ammon, Udall & Powers, Professional Corporation,, Phoenix, since 1952;president, Fennemore Craig Professional Corporation, since 1953. Chief magistrate, Paradise Valley, Arizona, 1974-1989.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1938, Arizona 1952.

Membership

Member Maricopa County Planning and Zoning Commission, 1953-1955. Trustee, president Scottsdale (Arizona) Bds. Education, 1955-1958.

Councilman, Paradise Valley, Arizona, 1964-1970. Member of advisory board Phoenix Symphony Association, 1959-1965. Board of directors Arizona Citizens for Strengthening Public School Education, 1959-1966, Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, 1969-1972.

Board directors Arizona Zoological Society, since 1976, president, 1981-1984. Trustee Arizona Academy, 1969-1975. Board visitors Arizona State University LawSch., since 1980.

Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Maricopa County Bar Association (past president, director), State Bar Arizona (Board of Governors, president 1968-1969), Arizona State University Law Society (president 1976-1978), Arizona Bar Foundation (trustee, vice president 1980-1983), American Judicature Society, University Club, ArizonaClub, Delta Upsilon, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Barbara Sieck, September 7, 1946. Children: Hallie, Karla, Sara.

father:
Ernst Carl Ammon

mother:
Ida (Kroeschell) Ammon

spouse:
Barbara Sieck

child:
Hallie Ammon

child:
Karla Ammon

child:
Sara Ammon