Biography of Charles G. Saffin, Jr.
Franklin County, Ohio Biographies





Charles G. Saffin, Jr., is a member of the law firm of Saflin, Sandles & Reed, Columbus. Mr. Saffin, who has been a practicing attorney in Columbus since 1912, has filled various offices of public trust under both state and county governments and is at present attorney for the Ohio State Banking Department. A large part of the practice of Saffin, Sandles & Reed comprises the handling of financial and corporation matters, in which branch of the law they have been notably successful.

Mr. Saffin is a native of Columbus. He was born December 18, 1886, the son of Charles G. and Emma (Fenton) Saffin. He attended the public and high schools of Columbus and Ohio State University, being a graduate of the latter institution in the class of 1912 with the degree of LL. B. Mr. Saffin was admitted to the bar of Ohio in 1912 and practiced until 1916 as head of the firm of Saffin, Sandles & Hesse. From 1917 until 1921 he served as assistant prosecuting attorney of Franklin County, and in that office attained to a definite prestige through his aggressive handling of many important prosecutions. He contributed valuable service to the work of selecting soldiers for the national army during the World War as United States Government appeal agent for the local draft board No. 5 and the District Draft Board.

Mr. Saffin is a member of the Franklin County Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Broadcasters, and other professional and civic associations. He is a member of the Woodmen of the World, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks No. 37, and Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

On December 24, 1920, Mr. Saflin married Miss Frances Davis, of Columbus. They have a daughter, Dolores Jane Saffin.

From:
History of Franklin County, Ohio
By:Opha Moore
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930


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