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Lawyer

Richard Henry Plock, American lawyer.

Background

Plock, Richard Henry was born on September 6, 1908 in Burlington, Iowa, United States. Son of William H. and Helen M. (Atkinson Repass) Plock.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1933.

Career

Admitted to Iowa bar. 1933; now partner Pryor, Hale, Plock, Riley & Jones, Burlington. Chairman Des Moines County Civil Defense Council, 1950-1954.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Issues in State Control of Higher Education, 1957. Co-author: Partisan Politics on the Campus, 1950. Editor Proceedings Association Governing Bds., since 1949.

      Contributor articles Iowa Law Review.

Membership

Member Iowa Board Regents, 1937-1959. Member Association Governing Bds. State Universities and Allied Institutions (president 1945-1946, secretary since 1949), Chamber of Commerce (president 1950-1951), American Judicature Society, American Law Institute, American, Iowa, Des Moines County (president 1946-1947) bar associations, Des Moines County Law library association (president 1953), Iowa History Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Order of Coif.

Republican (county chairman 1942-1946).

Connections

Married Helen Moulton Swisher, October 6, 1934. Children: Richard Henry, Carolyn Ann, Susan Swisher.

father:
William H. Plock

mother:
Helen M. (Atkinson Repass) Plock

spouse:
Helen Moulton Swisher

children:
Richard Henry Plock

Carolyn Ann Plock

Susan Swisher Plock