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William Henry Vodrey Edit Profile

Lawyer

William Henry Vodrey, American lawyer. Decorated Order Queen Isabella (Spain).

Background

Vodrey, William Henry was born on September 23, 1903 in East Liverpool, Ohio, United States. Son of William H. and Dorothy (Kelly) Vodrey.

Education

Graduate Mercersburg Academy, 1922. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1926. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1929.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1929, practiced in East Liverpool. Member firm Vodrey and Shay, 1929-1979. Secretary-treasurer Brush-Moore Newspapers, Inc., Canton, Ohio, 1955-1967, Ohio Broadcasting Company, Canton, 1955-1972.

Director First National Bank East Liverpool, 1955-1973. Lecturer on East Liverpool pottery, Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, 1964. Trustee East Liverpool Young Men’s Christian Association, 1940-1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Pottery Industry in East Liverpool District, 1945. (with Max Gard) The Sandy and Beaver Canal, 1952. Record and Sources of Ohio Law, 1968.

      A.J. Poe, Artist, 1971.

Membership

Member Columbiana County (president 1949-1950), Ohio, American bar associations, East Liverpool (trustee treasurer 1955-1979, president 1977-1979), Ohio (honorary life, trustee 1958-1975, president 1965-1967) history societies, Columbia County Law library association (secretary-treasurer 1943-1968), Phi Beta Kappa. Club: East Liverpool Country (trustee 1941-1949, president 1943-1945).

Connections

Married Evelyn Stroud, June 29, 1929. Children: Barbara (Mistress.

father:
William H. Vodrey

mother:
Dorothy (Kelly) Vodrey

spouse:
Evelyn Stroud

child:
Barbara (Mrs Vodrey