Bar News - February 13, 2009
James J. Kalled
James J. Kalled
James J. Kalled, who joined the NH Bar Association in 1948, died recently at the age of 89 at his home.
During World War II, Kalled fought on the beaches of Normandy, in the Ardennes Forest and in many other locations in the European theater. He was awarded five battle stars and the Distinguished Service Medal.
Born in Manchester, Kalled was raised in Nashua and graduated from Nashua High School before attending the University of New Hampshire. After graduating with a bachelor of science degree, he attended both Michigan University Law School and then Harvard Law School, from which he received his law degree in 1948.
He opened a law office in Wolfeboro that same year; in 1980 he moved his practice to Ossipee Village.
He is survived by his wife Jacquelyn; children Judy, John, Jennifer and Jeffrey; and by his eight grandchildren and two sisters.
Charles H. Crawford
Charles H. Crawfod of Laconia died recently. He was 88.
A graduate of Tilton School, Crawford attended Ohio University and continued his education at Washington & Lee University in Virginia, where he earned his law degree in 1951. Crawford was admitted to practice in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont.
A veteran of World War II, Crawford retired from the US Air Force Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel. He served many years in the Air Force as a Judge Advocate. In 1960, Crawford joined the law firm of Sennett, Crawford and Sennett in Bennington, Vermont. In 1966 he served as an attorney for the US Department of Defense and afterward served as attorney for the Small Business Administration for Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.
He also worked as Assistant Professor of Business at Plymouth State University and taught in the business department of New England College in Henniker.
Crawford is survived by his wife, Frances; four daughters, Gretchen, Kristi, Johanna and Ingrid; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.