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Robert Elwood Levitt Edit Profile

Lawyer , State commissioner

Robert Elwood Levitt, American state commissioner, lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1953, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1954.

Background

Levitt, Robert Elwood was born on November 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of George Lyle and Clara Evangeline (Olston) Levitt.

Education

Student, St. Ambrose College, 1945. Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, Case Western Reserve University, 1953.

Career

Associate Day, Ketterer, Raley, Wright and Rybolt, Canton, Ohio, 1953-1960, partner, 1960-1992. Assistant law director City of Canton, 1955-1959. Member Industrial Commission Ohio, Columbus, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1953, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1954.

Membership

Councilman City of Canton, 60-62. State representative State of Ohio, 1963-1974, major floor leader, 1969-1972. Member Stark County Board Elections, 1975-1992, chairman 1980-1992.

Member American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association (labor law section), Stark County Bar Association, American Legion, Rotary, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Delta Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis.

Connections

Married Barbara Ann Toot, February 14, 1948. Children: John, Thomas, Susan.

father:
George Lyle Levitt

mother:
Clara Evangeline (Olston) Levitt

spouse:
Barbara Ann Toot

children:
John Levitt

Thomas Levitt

Susan Levitt