Lee H. Kramer is one of the younger men who have achieved prominence in legal circles in Columbus, as a member
of the firm of Hamilton & Kramer, with offices in the Huntington National Bank Building. He was born in Perry
County, Ohio, August 20, 1903, the son of John P. and Margaret (White) Kramer.
Both John P. Kramer and his wife were born in Perry County, Ohio, where he spent many years as a coal operator,
being the owner of mines in Ohio and West Virginia. Although living practically retired in Columbus, Mr. Kramer
still maintains his interests in West Virginia. He has lived in Columbus since 1918. Mr. Kramer is a Republican
and a member of the Methodist Church. There are six children in the Kramer family: Lee Hamilton, the subject of
this sketch; Agnes, a graduate of Ohio State University, married David Prosser, lives in Columbus; Louise, and
John O., who attend Ohio State University; Evelyn and William, students.
Lee H. Kramer received his early education in the public schools of Perry County and in 1920 was graduated from
North High School, Columbus. He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts from Ohio State University in 1924, and
the degree of L. L. B. from the same institution in 1927. He has since been a member of the firm of Hamilton &
Kramer. Mr. Kramer is serving as solicitor of the Village of East Columbus.
Politically Mr. Kramer is a Republican. He served as a delegate to the Ohio State Republican Convention in 1928.
He holds membership in the Methodist Church, Delta Theta Pi, and Theta Nu Upsilon fraternities, and belongs to
York Lodge, No. 563, Free and Accepted Masons, Buckeye Republican Club, and Ohio State Alumni Association, the
Lawyers Club of Columbus, the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, a 32nd Degree Scottish
Rite Mason, member of Aladdin Temple of Mystic Shrine.
During the World War Mr. Kramer spent two years as a member of the Student Army Training Corps.
History of Franklin County, Ohio
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930
Franklin County, OH
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