Hon. Calvin V. Trott - One of the prominent citizens and able attorneys of Columbus, Calvin V. Trott, has achieved
his present position in the community by his active service in various fields of progress. Mr. Trott is a native
Ohioan, born and reared on a farm in Coshocton County, where he received his early education. He taught eleven
years in the public schools prior to and after he entered Hiram College, from which he graduated with the degree
of Bachelor of Arts in 1895. Having read law in the office of Greer & Greer, Mount Vernon, Ohio, while teaching,
he was admitted to the bar and began the practice of law in Mount Vernon in 1901.
Mr. Trott was a member of the Seventy seventh General Assembly of Ohio, having been elected from Knox County, where
he was a practicing attorney from 1901 until 1910. He served in the Legislature for three years, and since 1910
has engaged in practice in Columbus, with offices at 33 North High Street. He specializes in corporation law.
Mr. Trott married Miss Alice L. Dixon, of Mount Vernon. Their son, Dean W. Trott, known
as a football star while a student at Ohio State University, is now engaged in the practice of law with his father.
Mr. Trott is a member of Mt. Zion Lodge, No. 9, Free and Accepted Masons, Scioto Consistory, Thirty second degree,
and Aladdin Temple. He also belongs to the Columbus Athletic Club and Buckeye Republican Club.
The family residence is at 41 Twelfth Avenue, Columbus.
History of Franklin County, Ohio
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930
Franklin County, OH
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