|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1938|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 1975|
ALLEN DOUGLAS FREEHAFER-- Mansfield Atty. A. Douglas Freehafer, 38, a former assistant city solicitor and acting municipal court judge, was dead on arrival at Mansfield General hospital after suffering a heart attack at this home at 7:15 p.m. yesterday.
He was the son of retired Richland County Probate Court Judge Charles H. Freehafer.
Mr. Freehafer served as assistant city solicitor for 2 1/2 years before returning to the private practice of law in January 1967. He was an associate professor of business administration and business law at Ashland College and was the recipient of the 1972-73 Ellis Award. He also taught real estate and business law at Mansfield-OSU and gave numerous lectures on various facets of probate court work, including estates and wills. He ran for a Mansfield Municipal Court judgeship in 1969.
Mr. Freehafer was born in Mansfield and was graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1955. After attending Western Reserve University two years, he was graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1959 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He was graduated from the Ohio State University College of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree in June 1962. That fall he began practicing law with Atty. George H. Knell, and their firm was known as Knell & Freehafer. Both Freehafer and Knell served as assistant city solicitors. They returned to their practice in 1967.
Other survivors include his wife, Lois Marie (Oliver), and a son, Scott, age 9.
(Submitted by Nancy)
(Mansfield News Journal, Sunday, 21 December 1975)
Charles Howard Freehafer (1902 - 1982)
Helen Margaret Herrick Freehafer (1905 - 1960)
Note: Age 38 Years
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