Biography of T. P. Dunn
Erie County, PA Biographies





T. P. Dunn is among the successful and prominent young attorneys of Erie. He was born here, Oct. 26, 1898, and is the son of Dr. Ira J. and Addle E. (Phillips) Dunn.

The Dunn family is one of the old western Pennsylvania families, having settled in Crawford County in the early part of the 18th century. The Phillips family are also pioneer settlers of that county. Dr. Ira J. Dunn is a widely known eye and ear specialist and has an extensive practice in Erie. A biography of Doctor Dunn appears in this history. Four children were born to Doctor and Mrs. Dunn: T. P., the subject of this sketch; Dr. F. Lowell, Omaha, Neb.; Suzanne, a social worker for the Associated Charities:, Erie; and Florence, who conducts a concert bureau in Erie.

T. P. Dunn was reared in Erie and educated in the public schools of this city, and also attended Grove House School, London, Eng. He was graduated from high school in Erie in 1915, spent two years at Haverford College, and was graduated from the University of Chicago in 1919 with the degree of B. S. He then entered Harvard Law School and in 1922 received the degree of L.L.B. Mr. Dunn was admitted to the bar in 1923 and immediately became associated in the practice of law with S. Y. Rossiter, Erie,

Mr. Dunn is a Republican, a member of the Park Presbyterian Church and belongs to the University and Erie clubs and Elks lodge. He is unmarried.


From:
History of Erie County, Pennsylvania
By: John Elmer Reed
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis
1925

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