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File #: 0404X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/7/2018 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To Honor and Celebrate the Life of John A. Connor II and Extend Sincere Condolences to his Family and Friends on the Occasion of his Passing
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Honor and Celebrate the Life of John A. Connor II and Extend Sincere Condolences to his Family and Friends on the Occasion of his Passing

 

 

 

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WHEREAS, for 78 years, Judge John A. Connor II lived a rich and illustrious life of career and service to community; and

 

WHEREAS, a graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, John practiced for more than 20 years, representing many clients including the Catholic Diocese of Columbus and was special counsel to Ohio Attorneys General William J. Brown, Anthony Celebrezze, and Lee Fisher; and

 

WHEREAS, in 1992, John was elected as a judge to the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, where he served for more than 16 years before being elected to the Tenth District Court of Appeals, where he served until he retired in 2015; and

 

WHEREAS, he was recognized in his community as the President of the Shamrock Club in 2013, Chair of the Greater Columbus Irish Cultural Foundation, a Clann Na nGael honoree, Columbus St. Patrick’s Day Grand Marshal in 2017, Shamrock Club Irishman of the Year in 2006, was an active member of the Charity Newsies throughout his life, and after choosing a life of recovery in December, 2004, helped many others along their journeys; and

 

WHEREAS, John in survived by daughters, Colleen (John) Williams and Erin (Ed) Winemiller; siblings, Steve, Kathleen Reardon, Jeff, Pete, Leslie Aymes, Mary Hill, Michael, and Suzanne Taggart; grandchildren, Brendan and Paddy Williams, and Eleanor Winemiller; many nieces, nephews, family members, and friends; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

That this Council does hereby honor and celebrate the life of John A. Connor II and extend our sincerest condolences to his family and friends on the occasion of his passing.