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Robert Frederick Doolittle, American lawyer. Bar: New York State bar 1932, Ohio bar 1953.


Doolittle, Robert Frederick was born on June 14, 1902 in Oberlin, Ohio, United States. Son of Frederick Giraud and Maude (Tucker) Doolittle.


Graduate, Ethical Culture School, New York City, 1919; Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Harvard, 1923; Bachelor of Laws, 1930; Doctor of Laws, Youngstown State University, 1968.


Associate firm, Taylor, Blanc, Capron & Marsh, New York City, 1930-1932; associate firm, Cotton, Franklin, Wright & Gordon (name now Cahill, Gordon, Reindel), 1932-1942; counsel for, Baldwin Locomotive Works (name changed to Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation, December 1950), Philadelphia, 1946-1948; vice president, counsel, Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation, Philadelphia, 1948-1952; assistant general counsel, assistant secretary, Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, 1952-1959; general counsel, corporation secretary, Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, 1959-1967; vice president, Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, 1964-1967; director, Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, 1967-1969; counsel to law firm, Baker, Hostetler & Patterson, Cleveland, 1967-1978.


  • Bar: New York State bar 1932, Ohio bar 1953.


Board directors World Affairs Council Philadelphia, 1951-1952. Member Governor's Committee on Water Resources, Ohio, 1954-1958. Member advisory council Ohio Water Commission, 1966-1967.

Chairman advisory council task force on financing State Water Management Plan, 1966-1967. Member Governor's Committee Emergency Resource Planning, Ohio, 1966-1967, Planning and Zoning Commission, Gates Mills, Ohio, 1970-1975. Chairman Charter Commission, 1972.

Member Ohio Board Regents for Higher Education, 1963-1978, vice chairman, 1966-1977, chairman, 1977-1978. Trustee, member executive committee Cleveland Council on World Affairs. Lieutenant colonel United States Army.

Assigned by War Department to Office Contract Settlement, Executive Office President, 1944, Washington. Discharge 1945; assistant general counsel, later general counsel Office Contract Settlement, 1945-1946. Member American Judicature Society, American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Cleveland Bar.

Association, Ohio Manufacturers Association (trustee 1955-1967, president 1965-1967, executive committee 1957-1986), Youngstown Symphony Society (director 1953-1967), N.A.M. (education policy committee), American Iron and Steel Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Chagrin Valley Hunt, Kirtland Country, Union (Cleveland).


Married Gretchen Reller, October 11, 1958.

Frederick Giraud Doolittle

Maude (Tucker) Doolittle

Gretchen Reller