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Robert Walter Minor

Lawyer

Robert Walter Minor, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1949, District of Columbia 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1952. Decorated Bronze Star, Purple Heart; recipient Centennial Achievement award Ohio State University, 1970.

Background

Minor, Robert Walter was born on December 15, 1919 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Walter Henry and Helen Margaret (Bergman) Minor.

Education

The Ohio State University (Bachelor of Arts, 1940. Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, 1948). Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi.

Associate Editor, Ohio State Law Journal, 1947-1948.

Career

Assistant counsel Senate Investigating Committee, 1948-1949. Administrative assistant United States Senator John W. Bricker, 1949-1953. Appointed 1st assistant deputy attorney general Washington, 1953.

Appointed commissioner Interstate Commerce Commission, 1956. Vice president law New York Central R.R., 1958-1967, vice president executive department, 1967-1968. Senior vice president Penn Central Company, 1968-1970.

Counsel Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, Columbus, 1971-1973, 90—, partner, 1974-1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1949, District of Columbia 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1952.

Membership

Lieutenant colonel infantry United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, International Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Empire State Chamber of Commerce. (president), Ohio Chamber of Commerce (chairman), Scioto Country Club (Columbus), Athletic Club (Columbus), Army and Navy Club (Washington), Wilderness Country Club (Naples, Florida), Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Joan Allen, September 13, 1947. Children– Robert Allen, Mary Ann, Emily, Julia.

father:
Walter Henry Minor

mother:
Helen Margaret (Bergman) Minor

spouse:
Joan Allen

child:
Robert Allen Minor

child:
Mary Ann Minor

child:
Emily Minor

child:
Julia Minor