Biography of George W. Ritter
Lucas County, OH Biographies

George W. Ritter of the law firm of Ritter & Hutchens has practiced in Toledo since 1913, bringing to the starting point of his professional career in this city the experience gained from six years of successful practice in Sandusky. Mr. Ritter was born in Vermilion, Ohio, June 30, 1886, and is a son of John and Louise (Hauth) Ritter, who became residents of this state in early life. The father was a successful merchant tailor at Vermilion, Ohio, for many years, continuing in business there to the time of his death in 1903. The mother is still living.

The early boyhood of George W. Ritter was largely devoted to the mastery of those branches of learning which were taught in the public schools of Vermilion, while later he entered Baldwin University. He attended the Cleveland Law School as a law student and won his professional degree in 1906. The following year he located in Sandusky, Ohio, where he opened an office and remained in practice until 1913, when he located in Toledo. He is well known to the profession throughout the state, belonging to the Cleveland and Toledo Bar associations, the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

On the 30th of June, 1911, he was married to Miss Mary Fowler of Berlin Heights, Ohio, a daughter of Frederick S. and Maude A. Fowler. Mr. and Mrs. Ritter are members of the First Congregational church. Mr: Ritter is a republican. He is a member of the Toledo Club, the. Country Club, the Iiiverness Club, the Maumee River Yacht Club and the Toledo Chamber of Commerce.

Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo

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