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Frank Joseph Battisti
Birth: Oct. 4, 1922
Death: Oct. 19, 1994

Was a federal judge for the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, who presided over the landmark Cleveland school desegregation case resulting in cross-town busing. On August 31, 1976 Battisti ruled in Reed vs. Rhodes, the Cleveland public school desegregation case, that the schools had practiced racial segregation. His comprehensive order contained 14 components intended to bring an equal education to all Cleveland students. Battisti presided over other high-profile cases including the acquittal of eight former Ohio National Guardsmen in the 1970 Kent State University student killings, and the deportation hearing of John Demjanjuk.  (bio by: Joyce) 
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 30 Lot 711 Grave 2
 
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Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: Sep 07, 2001
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Frank Joseph Battisti
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Frank Joseph Battisti
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