Judge Leroy J. Contie, Jr.
April 2, 1920 - May 11, 2001
Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Stark County 1969-1971
U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Ohio 1971-1982
U.S. Circuit Judge, Sixth Circuit 1982-2000
Judge Leroy J. Contie, Jr. was a lifelong resident of Canton, Ohio, who dedicated his life to public service. He was a proud son of Canton's Italian-American community, a U.S. Army (World War II) veteran and a practicing attorney. Judge Contie was elected 4 terms as City Solicitor. He was an accomplished and well respected jurist in both state and federal courts and served 30 years as a federal judge. Judge Contie served the community with pride and honor on many boards and commissions.
We thank Judge Contie for his extraordinary contributions to our community, as a citizen, elected official and judge.
Dedicated at Canton, Ohio on the 23rd day of April, 2019
Erected 2019 by City of Canton.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is April 2019.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Central Plaza, Canton OH 44702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mayor Stanley A. Cmich (a few steps from this marker); Ralph Hay Way (within shouting distance of this marker); 100 Central Plaza North (within shouting distance of this marker); Stark County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Meneely Bell (about 400 feet away); Geo. D. Harter Bank (about 400 feet away); President McKinley (about 400 feet away); Church Of The Savior (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
Also see . . .
1. Two Of Canton’s Best Honored (WHBC, 2019). (Submitted on August 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Leroy John Contie, Jr. Bio. (Submitted on August 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.