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Name Bell, Samuel H.
City Akron
State OH
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bell, Samuel H.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bell, Samuel H.
Born December 31, 1925, in Rochester, NY
Died December 23, 2010, in Akron, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 23, 1982, to a seat vacated by Robert B. Krupansky. Confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 1982, and received commission on December 22, 1982. Assumed senior status on October 30, 1996. Service terminated on December 23, 2010, due to death.

Education:
College of Wooster, B.A., 1947
Akron School of Law (now University of Akron School of Law), J.D., 1952

Professional Career:
Private practice, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 1956-1968
Assistant prosecutor, Summit County, Ohio, 1957-1959
Special counsel, Ohio attorney general, 1959-1966
Assistant solicitor/special trial counsel, Tallmadge, Ohio, 1963-1965
Judge, Cuyahoga Falls [Ohio] Municipal Court, 1968-1973
Judge, Summit County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1973-1977
Judge, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Ninth Appellate District, 1977-1982

compress summary

Case(s) JC-OH-0014 : City of Canton v. Harris
JI-OH-0002 : Hanna v. Toner


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