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Roscoe Lindley Barrow


Roscoe Lindley Barrow, American educator. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member Cincinnati Bar Association (president 1961-1963).; Club: Literary.


Barrow, Roscoe Lindley was born on October 17, 1913 in La Grange, North Carolina, United States. Son of Zebulon Vance and Ada Elizabeth (Mewborn) Barrow.


Bachelor of Science A.S., Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute Technology), Chicago, 1935. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1938.


Bar, 1938, Ohio bar, 1951. Special assistant to the Attorney General United States, 1951, National Labor Relations Board, 1939-1940, Department Agriculture, 1940-1942, O.P.A., 1942, Department Justice, 1945-1949, 1951. Staff contract termination Bureau Aero., 1944-1945.

Professor of law U. Cincinnati, 1949-1973, acting dean, 1952-1953, dean, 1953-1965, Wald professor of law, 1965-1973, chairman faculty, 1970-1972. Visiting professor law Hastings College Law, University of California, 1972-1973, professor of law, 1973-1977. Director broadcast network study, Federal Communication Commission, 1955-1957, consultant, 1961-1963.

Moderator hearings on Fairness Doctrine, Special House Subcommittee on Investigations, 1968. Consultant federal agys. Trial examiner Ohio Civil Rights Commission, 1961-1962.

Visiting professor law U. North Carolina, summer 1962, University of Virginia Law School, 1965-1966.


  • Author: (with Howard D. Fabing, M.D.) Epilepsy and the Law, 1956, review edit. 1966

  • (with others) Network Broadcasting, 1957. Contributor articles to professional publications.


Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Cincinnati Bar Association (president 1961-1963). Club: Literary.


Married Ruth Elizabeth Coberly, June 4, 1941. Children: Beverly Ruth, Elizabeth Rose, Lucy Vivian, Roscoe Lindley World War II Admitted to Illinois.

Zebulon Vance Barrow

Ada Elizabeth (Mewborn) Barrow

Ruth Elizabeth Coberly

Beverly Ruth Barrow

Elizabeth Rose Barrow

Lucy Vivian Barrow

Roscoe Lindley World War II Admitted to Ill Barrow