Donald M. Ream
S 1100, B 12
1 folder, 1 ov folder

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Processed by: Christina Baich, November 2005

Biographical Note:

Donald M. Ream was born on July 5, 1902, in Huntington, Indiana. He attended Indiana Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1924. Ream moved to Indianapolis in 1926 and received an A.B. degree from Butler University the same year. He married Marilla L. Lemaux in 1929 with whom he had two children. Ream practiced law in Indianapolis and was Marion County deputy prosecuting attorney from 1929 to 1930. He was also involved in the Indiana Historical Society and the Society of Indiana Pioneers. Ream became a research assistant for the Indiana Supreme Court in 1961 and remained there until his death on November 25, 1965.

Shepherd, Rebecca A., Charles W. Calhoun, Elizabeth Shanahan-Shoemaker, and Alan F. January, comp. A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly, Volume 1, 1816-1899. Indianapolis: The Select Committee on the Centennial History of the Indiana General Assembly, 1980.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of a history of the Supreme Court written by Donald Ream and a certificate appointing him to the Wilbur Wright Birthplace Commission.

Item Listing:

1 Folder.  
1955 May 5 History and Development of the Supreme Court


1 Folder.

1955 Apr 18    Wilbur Wright Birthplace Commission certificate

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 folder, 1 oversized folder

Collection Dates:



Hubert Hawkins

Access: This collection is open for research.



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Language Materials are entirely in English

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