Samuel H. Bell

Personal

Birthday: 
12/31/1925
Birthplace: 
Rochester, NY
Date of Death: 
12/23/2010
Place of Death: 
Akron, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
College of Wooster
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1947
Name of School - Second: 

University of Akron Law School

We are, above all, committed to excellence in teaching. Our students expect and deserve it. We have, as a faculty, determined that this is the most important way that we can serve our students, and ultimately, our great responsibilities. Our commitment includes both the determination to assure a high quality of teaching in all areas and the recognition that we must address the particular needs of our students and the profession in these times. We must be careful to instill in our students an understanding of the professionalism and high ethical standards that lawyers must achieve. We also must assure that they leave the school with a firm grounding in the essential skills they will need to practice law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1952

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/22/1982
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/30/1996
Termination Date: 
12/23/2010
Termination Reason: 
Death
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