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Robert Asa Manchester, II, American lawyer. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1941, Silver Antelope award, 1949, distinguished Eagle Scout award, 1976; named Man of Year Organisation Protestant Men, 1964.


II, Robert Asa Manchester, was born on December 14, 1901 in Canfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Josiah Isaac and Gertrude (Stitle) M.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1925, Bachelor of Laws, H1J.D., 1927.


Bar: Ohio bar 1927. Practiced law, Youngstown. Partner Harrington, Huxley & Smith, from 1927. Solicitor, Canfield, Ohio, 1938-1941.

Secretary director Research Cons. Formerly treasurer, director Manchester Company.


Member Mahoning County Board Health, 1932-1939, Mahoning County Charter Commission, 1934-1935. Member Executive Board Mahoning Valley council Boy Scouts American, 1934-1971, president, 1948-1954. Member Executive Board region IV National council, 1948-1973, vice chairman, 1949-1954.

Member Mahoning County Board Education, 1950-1955, president, 1950-1955. Member Mahoning County chapter National Foundation, 1932-1974, president, 1952-1965. Member Ohio Board Education, 1956-1967, president, 1956-1957.

Member Executive Board National Association State Bds. Education, 1957-1965, president, 1961-1963, chairman, 1963-1965. Member American, Ohio, Mahoning and Columbiana County bar associations, Youngstown Chamber of Commerce (chairman youth committee 1957-1965), Organisation Protestant Men (president 1949), Pi Kappa Alpha, Delta Theta Phi.


Married Mary Barber, February 6, 1931. Children: Robert Asa III, James Russell.

Josiah Isaac M.

Gertrude (Stitle) M.

Mary Barber

James Russell II

Robert Asa III