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Wendell Albert Falsgraf, American lawyer. Recipient of the Junior Chamber of Commerce Award, 1938; Distinguished Alumnus award Case Western Reserve U., 1968; Fletcher Reed Andrews Distinguished Alumnus award Law School, 1974; University medal, 1976; Alumnus of Year award Adelbert College, 1976; Outstanding Service award Nationalities Services Center, Cleveland, 1976.


Falsgraf, Wendell Albert was born on June 18, 1904 in Cleveland. Son of Albert E. and Daisy V. (McDonald) Falsgraf.


Bachelor of Arts, Western Reserve U., 1926, Juris Doctor, 1928.


Bar: Ohio bar 1928. Partner Falsgraf, Reidy, Shoup and Ault, Cleveland, 1931-1969, counsel, 1970-1971, Baker & Hostetler, Cleveland, from 1971. President Citizens League Cleveland, 1946-1947, Nationalities Service Center, 1965-1967. Member of the United States 6th Region Loyalty Board, 1949-1952.

Trustee Cleveland Young Men’s Christian Association, 1954-1957, Western Reserve U., 1946-1950. Trustee Hiram (Ohio) College, 1965-1975, honorary trustee, from 1975.


Fellow American Bar Foundation, Society Benchers (chairman 1975-1976), Garfield Society (chairman 1972-1975), American College Probate Counsel (governor Ohio 1965-1972), Ohio State Bar Foundation (trustee 1965-1968). Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1960-1964, chairman citizenship committee 1962-1968. Clubs: Union (Cleveland), City (Cleveland) (president 1946), Cheshire Cheese (Cleveland) (president 1955), Rotary (Cleveland) (president Cleveland East 1938-1939), Canterbury Golf (Cleveland) (president 1958).


Married S. Catherine Johnson, September 22, 1928. Children: William Wendell, Sherwood Nourse.

Albert E. Falsgraf

Daisy V. (McDonald) Falsgraf

S. Catherine Johnson

William Wendell Falsgraf

Sherwood Nourse Falsgraf