Justice
Francis E. Sweeney Sr.

Jan. 1, 1993 - Dec. 31, 2004

Francis E. Sweeney Sr. PERSONAL

Date of Birth: January 24, 1934 Cuyahoga County
Date of Death: April 10, 2011
Family: Married; four children

EXPERIENCE

1992-Dec. 31, 2004 Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio

1988-1992 Judge, Court of Appeals, Eighth Appellate District Cleveland Ohio

1970-1988 Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County Cleveland, Ohio

1963-1970 Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Cuyahoga County Cleveland, Ohio

1958-1963 Legal Department, Allstate Insurance Company Cleveland, Ohio

January 1957 - October 1958 United States Army, Fort Knox, Kentucky

1956-1958 Professional Football, Ottawa Rough Riders, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Athletic Hall of Fame 2001 (presented by St. Ignatius High School)

Outstanding Alumnus 2000 (presented by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law)

Cardinal Bellarmine Award for Legal Excellence 1994 (presented by St. Ignatius High School)

Alumnus of the Year 1977 (presented by Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio)

Outstanding Judicial Service Awards 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 (presented by the Ohio Supreme Court)

Legion of Honor 1956 (presented by Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio)

EDUCATION

1959-1963 Juris Doctor, Cleveland-Marshall Law School, Cleveland, Ohio

1952-1956 B.S.B.A, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio

1948-1952 High School Diploma, St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio