Ralph Edward Svoboda Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Creighton U., 1921, Bachelor of Laws summa cum laude, 1923.
Admitted to Nebraska bar, 1923. Law clerk firm Kennedy, Holland, DeLacy & McLaughlin, Omaha, 1920-1923, associate firm, 1923-1930. Partner firm Kennedy, Holland, DeLacy & Svoboda, Omaha, 1931-1969.
Professor corporations and damages U. Omaha Law School, 1947-1953. Director Occidental Savings & Loan Association, 1935-1969, Nebraska Tractor & Equipment Company, 1940-1965, Lyman-Richey Sand & Gravel Corporation, 1959-1969, C.G. Johnson Boiler Company, 1951-1969, Boiler Services, Inc., 1963-1969, Packers National Bank, 1964-1969. General counsel Catholic Mutual Relief Society American, 1959-1969.
Co-chairman Omaha chapter National Conference Christians and Jews, 1939-1961. Trustee Omaha Industrial Foundation, 1952-1969. Board directors Omaha Junior Achievement, 1962-1969.
Board advisers Creighton Memorial St. Joseph’s Hospital, 1940-1969, member of advisory council School Nursing, 1955-1969, chairman, 1960-1962.
Member American, Nebraska (president 1961-1962), Omaha bar associations, Association Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners, American Judicature Society, Omaha Chamber of Commerce (president 1957-1958), Advertising-Selling League Omaha (board directors 1964-1969, chairman foreign relations committee 1960-1961), Nebraska History Society, Delta Theta Phi, Alpha Sigma Nu. Club: University (Lincoln). Librettist: MacArthur Redivivus, 1956.
Married Anna May Bonness, June 28, 1927. Children: David A. B., James F. S., Joseph F. R., Susannah May (Mistress Peter P. Trebtoske).