O. Ray Partlow, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of O. Ray Partlow


RAY PARTLOW, born In Hartford City, Indiana October 1, 1913 and MARY KATHRYN PACKWOOD PARTLOW, born in Salem, Indiana on June 12, 1915 were married October 25, 1941 and now live at 1308 Forest Park Avenue, Valparaiso, Indiana, They have two sons -- Donald Lee and family of Greensburg, Indiana, and Robert Alan and family of Portage, Indiana, All members of the family are university people -- Ray being a practicing attorney with office in Hobart, Indiana, and Mary a Home Economics teacher in the Junior High School.

Ray taught elementary school at the old Columbia School in 1948-1949 and became interested in Valparaiso at that time. The War years of 1941-1946 had stimulated his boyhood desire to enter law school so he left teaching to complete his law training. He has sat as City Judge in Hobart and specializes in Probate and Real Estate Law.

Mary has taught in the public schools for 20 years and is now retiring at end of the current year, Her work at Indiana university as an undergrad in the Art department brought her some honors and scholastic recognition and she hopes to continue painting upon retirement.

She is a past regent of the Daughters at American Revolution, and is active in Bicentennial programs of her chapter.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
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