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SEP 2018

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55 BENCH & BAR | JOSEPH T. CONDIT , who forged a long, successful, and public-spir- ited career in law, government, and politics, and who was among the most prominent figures in northern Kentucky of his day, died in Covington on his 76th birthday June 21, 2018. Mr. Condit had been a Kenton County District Judge, and city manager, finance director, and solicitor for the City of Covington. He maintained a thriving private law practice for many years. Mr. Condit also served as executive director of Neighborhood Foundations, formerly known as the Newport Housing Authority, a highly-regarded agency which has developed innovative residential solutions for its clientele. Mr. Condit was Kenton County Democratic Chairman in the 1980s, when the party dominated local politics. He served numer- ous philanthropic endeavors, including St. Elizabeth's Hospital's board of trustees, St. Benedict's parish council, the Franciscan Daughters of Mary Rose Garden Home Mission, and the St. Vin- cent de Paul Society. Mr. Condit was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth, and one of his sons. He is survived by four children, six grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. — James P. Dady, from an obituary in the Cincinnati Enquirer June 24, 2018, and the writer's personal recollections. GEORGE MORRIS MCCLURE, III, 83, of Danville, Ky., died on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. He was born on November 12, 1934, and was the oldest son of the late Dr. and Mrs. George McClure, Jr. He was also a grandson of the late Professor George M. McClure, Sr. McClure was married to Patsy Moberly McClure for 46 years, and leaves surviving him three sons, George McClure IV (Darcy), of Fort Collins, Colo., Joey Kirk (Laurie), of Danville, and Patrick McClure ( Jennings), also of Danville. He is also survived by a sister, Edith McClure Crawford, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and the Kirk, Caudill, Moberly and Crawford families. He was predeceased by a brother Jimmy McClure. McClure attended Danville Schools through the eighth grade and then graduated from the Hill School in Pottstown, Pa., in 1952. He matriculated at Princeton University graduating in 1956. Upon graduation he was commissioned a 2nd. Lt. in the U.S. Marine Corps and was on active duty for three years. After military service he attended the University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colo., graduating in 1963. He then commenced a career as a lawyer which extended over 50+ years, both in Colorado and in Kentucky. He returned to Danville in 1969 and in 1972 was appointed as the Boyle County Attorney, an elected position which he held for 30+ years, retiring in 2002. He thereafter practiced with his son, Patrick, for 15 years in the firm of McClure & McClure, which is now McClure, McClure, and Bailey. e preceding memoriam for George Morris McClure III is based upon information obtained from the Lexington Herald-Leader, which pub- lished the obituary on June 22, 2018. To access the obituary in its entirety, visit: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kentucky/obituary. aspx?page=lifestory&pid=189361699. Log in to www.kybar.org today to leverage the power of your Casemaker benefit - Comprehensive Full Federal and 50-State primary law coverage - Current cases and codes, updated continuously - Powerful tools for checking negative citations, client/matter tracking and more - Mobile or desktop access Casemaker offers members of the Kentucky Bar Casemaker is provided to members by:

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