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Philip Herman Willkie

Philip Herman Willkie, American lawyer, banker. member Rush County Republican Committee, 1963-1966. National chairman Council for Advancement Small Colls., 1959-1961; member United States board foreign scholarships, 1953-1958.; Served from apprentice seaman to Lieutenant United States Navy, 1941-1945.; Member Beta Theta Pi.; Mason, Lion.

Background

  • Willkie, Philip Herman was born on December 7, 1919 in Rushville, Indiana, United States. Son of Wendell Lewis and Edith (Wilk) Willkie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1940. A.M. in History, Harvard, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1947.

      Doctor of Laws, Salem College, 1960. Grad Stonier Graduate School Banking, Rutgers University, 1957. Doctor of Humane Letters, Rider College, 1966.

    Career

    • Vice president, director Rushville National Bank, 1947-1955, president, attorney, 1956-1974. President Southern Indiana, Inc., 1969-1974. Director Radio Liberty, Inc., Santee Utilities, Inc., Water Refining Corporation.

      Admitted to Indiana, New York and District of Columbia bars, 1948. Chief counsel United States Senate subcommittee on morals and ethics, 1951. Republican representative from Rush and Henry Counties to Indiana Legislature, 1949-1955.

      Alternate delegate Republican National Convention, 1948, 60. Delegate Republican State Convention, 1950. Assistant chairman Republican National Senatorial campaign committee, 1949-1950.

      Republican candidate Indiana Superintendent Public Instruction, 1960. Member Rush County Republican Committee, 1963-1966. National chairman Council for Advancement Small Colls., 1959-1961.

      Member United States board foreign scholarships, 1953-1958.

    Works

    • Author articles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Rush County Republican Committee, 1963-1966. National chairman Council for Advancement Small Colls., 1959-1961. Member United States board foreign scholarships, 1953-1958.

    Served from apprentice seaman to Lieutenant United States Navy, 1941-1945. Member Beta Theta Pi. Mason, Lion.; Clubs: Elks (Rushville).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Z. Adamson. Children: Wendell II, Philip H., Frank P., Benjamin J., David Wilk.
    • father: Wendell Lewis Willkie
    • mother: Edith (Wilk) Willkie
    • spouse: Virginia Z. Adamson
    • children: Wendell II Willkie
    • Philip H. Willkie
    • Frank P. Willkie
    • Benjamin J. Willkie
    • David Wilk Willkie
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    Born December 7, 1919
    Died April 10, 1974
    (aged 54)
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