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Raymond Leader Hovis, American Lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1959, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1961, United States Court Appeals(District of Columbia circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1983. Recipient Charles E. Rohlfing Citizenship award University Pennsylvania, 1955; Distinguished Service award Pennsylvania affiliate American Heart Association, 1979.


Hovis, Raymond Leader was born on January 13, 1934 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Raymond Samuel and Mary Elizabeth (Leader) Hovis.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1955;Juris Doctor, University of Pennsylvania, 1958.


Worked at Stock and Leader, A Professional Corporation (York, Pennsylvania) specializing in Municipal Law, Municipal Bond Law, Litigation, Civil Law. Admitted to the bar, 1959, Pennsylvania. Representative, Pennsylvania General Assembly, 1969-1972.

President, York County Bar Association, 1981. Member: National Association of Bond Lawyers. Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers (Board of Directors).


Republican General Assembly Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1969-1972. Chairman York County Government Study Commission, Pennsylvania, 1973-1974. Chairman of the Board Pennsylvania affiliate American Heart Association, Harrisburg, 1978-1979.

Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association (delegate 1983-1984, vice president statutory law committee 1983-1985), York County Bar Association (president 1981), National Association Bond Lawyers, Pennsylvania Association Bond Lawyers (board directors since 1992, editor Update 1992-1993), York County Bar Foundation (board directors since 1992).


Married Lorraine Catherine Baugher, January 28, 1961. Children: Michelle P., Michael D., Steven M.