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William Bart Saxbe

attorney general , lawyer , senator

William Bart Saxbe, lawyer, former United States Attorney General, former United States Senator from Ohio. Bar: Ohio 1948, District of Columbia. Served with 107th Cavalry Army of the United States, 1940-1942, 107th Cavalry United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945; colonel Reserve; Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Chi Phi, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Saxbe, William Bart was born on June 24, 1916 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, United States. Son of Bart Rockwell and Faye Henry (Carey) Saxbe.

Education

AB, Ohio State University, 1940. Bachelor of Laws, 1948. Degree (honorary), Central State University.

Degree (honorary), Findlay College. Degree (honorary), Ohio Wesleyan University. Degree (honorary), Walsh College.

Degree (honorary), Capital University. Degree (honorary), Wilmington College. Degree (honorary), Ohio State University.

Degree (honorary), Bowling Green State University.

Career

Practiced in, Mechanicsburg, 1948-1955;partner, Saxbe, Boyd & Prine, 1955-1958;member, Ohio General Assembly, 1947-1948, 49-50;majority leader, House Representatives, 1951-1952;speaker, House Representatives, 1953-1954;attorney general, Ohio, 1957-1958, 63-68;partner, Dargusch, Saxbe & Dargusch, 1960-1963;member, United States Senate from, Ohio., 1969-1974;attorney general United States, 1974;ambassador to, India, 1975-1977;partner firm, Chester, Saxbe, Hoffman & Wilcox, Columbus, Ohio., 1977-1981;of counsel firm, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Cleveland, 1981-1984;of counsel firm, Pearson, Ball & Dowd (merger Pearson, Ball & Dowd and Reed, Smith & McClay), Washington, 1984-1993;independent special counsel, Central States Teamsters Pension Fund, since 1982;of counsel, Chester Willcox & Saxbe, Columbus, Ohio., since 1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1948, District of Columbia.

Works

  • Author: I've Seen the Elephant: An Autobiography, 2000.

Membership

Served with 107th Cavalry Army of the United States, 1940-1942, 107th Cavalry United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Colonel Reserve; Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Chi Phi, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Mason (Rufus Putnam Distinguished Service Award), University, Columbus Athletic, Scioto Country, Urbana Country, Burning Tree Country, Bethesda, Maryland, Country of Florida, Boynton Beach.

Connections

Married Ardath Louise Kleinhans, September 14, 1940. Children: William Bart, Juliet Louise Saxbe Blackburn, Charles Rockwell.

father:
Bart Rockwell Saxbe

mother:
Faye Henry (Carey) Saxbe

spouse:
Ardath Louise Kleinhans

children:
William Bart Saxbe

Juliet Louise Saxbe Blackburn Saxbe

Charles Rockwell Saxbe