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Lawyer

Robert Houston French, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio bar 1927. Recipient Distinguished Service award National Arthritis Foundation, 1960, 66, 78.

Background

French, Robert Houston was born on December 12, 1904 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Edward Houston and Moile B. (Nevin) French.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors, Ohio State University, 1927;Juris Doctor summa cum laude, Ohio State University, 1927.

Career

Since practiced in, Cincinnatiassistant United State Attorneys, Southern District Ohio, 1928-1931;special counsel to, Attorney General, Ohio., 1938;member firm, Pogue, Hoffheimer & Pogue, 1931-1937;member firm, Pogue, Helmholz, Culbertson & French, 1937-1972;member firm, French, Short, Valleau & Bratton, 1972-1979;member firm, French, Marks, Short, Weiner & Valleau, from 1979. Special counsel City of Piqua, 1948-1968.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio bar 1927.

Membership

President Ohio Valley chapter Arthritis Foundation, 1957-1960, 65-66, 78. Board governors National Arthritis Foundation, member executive committee, 1962-1973, vice president, 1965-1968, secretary, 1970-1973. Budget review committee United Appeal, Cincinnati.

Fellow Ohio, American bar association foundations. Member Judicial Conference United States Court Appeals 6th Circuit (life), American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association (executive committee 1964-1966), Cincinnati Bar Association (vice president 1959-1963, president 1963-1964), Legal Aid Society (trustee Cincinnati 1963-1964), American College Probate Counsel, Phi Beta Kappa, Order Coif, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Mason. (Cincinnati), University (Cincinnati), Lawyers (Cincinnati).

Connections

Married Dorothy M. Duff, July 22, 1933. Children– Mary F. Sweet, Nancy F. Pickard, Robert Houston.

father:
Edward Houston French

mother:
Moile B. (Nevin) French

spouse:
Dorothy M. Duff

child:
Mary F. Sweet French

child:
Nancy F. Pickard French

child:
Robert Houston French