Dean W. Trott is numbered among the successful young attorneys and representative citizens of Columbus. He was
born in Knox County, Ohio, in 1899, the son of Calvin V. and Alice L. (Dixon) Trott. A sketch of Calvin
V. Trott appears elsewhere in this history.
Dean W. Trott obtained his early education in the public schools of Columbus, and attended Columbia University
for a time after his graduation from North High School. He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts from Ohio State
University in 1923, and was graduated from the Law School of the same institution in 1925. His university activities
are given the following mention in "The Makio," the Ohio State University publication for 1925. "College
of Arts, A. B.; College of Law, LL. B.; Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity; football, 1919-20-21; Boost Ohio Committee;
president Athletic Association; secretary Athletic Board; Varsity "O" Association; Strollers Dramatic
Society, 1923-24; Scarlet Mask Musical Society; Bucket and Dipper, Junior Honorary Society; Sphinx, Senior Honorary
Society." Mr. Trott was a member of the Varsity football team during 1921-22-23, and was a recognized star.
Mr. Trott was admitted to the Ohio bar in January, 1925, and has since engaged in the successful practice of law
with his father. He is also interested in special work for the Department of Insurance for the state of Ohio.
During the World War Mr. Trott served in the Student Army Training Corps, and now holds a commission of second
lieutenant, Headquarters Company, Ohio National Guard.
On May 3, 1930, Mr. Trott was married to Miss Marjorie Bass, daughter of Donald T. Bass.
Mr. Trott is affiliated with Kinsman Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, Scioto Consistory, Thirty second degree,
and Aladdin Temple.
History of Franklin County, Ohio
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930
Franklin County, OH
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