H I S T O R Y
Dana F. Reynolds Papers
1/ 2 cubic foot
Provenance: The Ohio Historical Society acquired the Dana F.
Reynolds Papers as a gift of Dana F. Reynolds Jr., his son,
Columbus, Ohio, in 1969. Sherrill Dryden- Baird processed the
collection in May 1981.
Property rights: The Ohio Historical Society owns the property
rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Dana F. Reynolds Jr. has dedicated such copyrights
as he possesses in this collection to the public. Consideration
of all other copyrights is the responsibility of the author and
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations
of the Ohio Historical Society.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite collection name,
collection number, and the Ohio Historical Society in all foot-note
and bibliographic references.
Transfer: Photographs, three phonograph discs, miscellaneous
cards and a button were transferred to the Audiovisual Department,
and printed material was transferred to the Library Department in
Related material: Joseph Slight Papers Microfilm Edition, MIC 90,
Ohio Historical Society.
Biographical sketch: Dana F. Reynolds was born on November 8,
1883, in Leroy, Ohio. Reynolds attended grade and high school
in Medina County and, in 1905, graduated from the University of
Akron. For a number of years thereafter he engaged in farming
with his father and brother. In 1915, Reynolds graduated from
the Ohio State University College of Law and began practicing
law in Columbus, Ohio. He was appointed an assistant U. S.
district attorney in 1920 and, in 1927, was appointed to serve
as a Franklin County common pleas judge. Reynolds was subse-quently
elected and served as a common pleas judge for the next
Dana F. Reynolds actively participated in numerous professional
and civic organizations. He served as secretary and president
of the Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association and was a member of
the Columbus and Ohio bar associations. Reynolds served as
chairman of the Columbus, Ohio, Salvation Army advisory board
and was active in the Ohio State University and University of
Akron alumni associations as well as numerous other civic and
fraternal organizations. Dana F. Reynolds died in 1969.
Source: Columbus, Ohio, Torch Club newsletter, 1960- 1961.
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