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Rupert Brooke Alloway, American lawyer.


Alloway, Rupert Brooke was born on July 2, 1916 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of James William and Ninnette (McKinley) Alloway.


Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1936. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1939.


Admitted to Ohio bar, 1939, also Supreme Court of the United States Court. Law clerk to Judge Edward C. Turner, 1939-1940. Practice in Columbus, 1941-1942, 49-76.

Member firm Topper, Alloway, Goodman, DeLeone & Duffey, and predecessors, 1949-1976, senior partner, 1969-1976. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Chicago, Indianapolis and South Bend, Indiana, 1942-1944. Contract termination attorney Studebaker Corporation, 1944-1946.

Assistant attorney general Ohio, Columbus, 1946-1949. Special counsel to attorney general Ohio, 1949-1969.


Member Judicial Council of Ohio, 1957-1960. Member Centennial Commission, Ohio State University, from 1971. Vice chairman Franklin County (Ohio) Republican Finance Committee, 1963-1965.

Member of advisory board Ohio State University, 1964-1972, board overseers, 1950-1951. Member American, Ohio bar associations, Ohio State University Association (1st vice president 1961-1962), Harvard Law School Ohio Association (nat. vice president 1964-1965, president Ohio 1972-1973), Ohio History Society, Society for Performing Arts, Columbus Gallery Fine Arts, International Society General Semantics. Clubs: Ohio State University Faculty, Columbus, University, Scioto Country.


Married Jane Denman Reason, September 3, 1938. Children: Jeremy Reason, Andrea Jane.

James William Alloway

Ninnette (McKinley) Alloway

Jane Denman Reason

Jeremy Reason Alloway

Andrea Jane Alloway