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Harold Willis Story

Harold Willis Story, lawyer, business executive. Recipient Caroline McGeogh award League Women Voters, 1958. Member American, Wisconsin, Milwaukee bar associations, American Legion, Wisconsin State Board Public Welfare (vice chairman), World Affairs Council Wisconsin Service Association (director), National Conference of Christians and Jews (member advising committee), Ducks Unlimited (charter.

Background

  • Story, Harold Willis was born on June 4, 1890 in Milwaukee. Son of Willis Edson and Alice Louise (Tichenor) Story.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Wisconsin, 1912, Bachelor of Laws, 1915. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University of Wisconsin, 1961.

    Career

    • 1 son, Richard. Admitted to Wisconsin bar, 1915, practiced in Milwaukee, 1915-1919. With firm Quarles, Spence & Quarles, 1915-1917, Lenicheck, Boesel, Wickhem & Story, 1919. With Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, 1919-1957, attorney, 1919-1932, general attorney, 1932-1934, vice president, general attorney 1934-1957.

      Vice-president, director Allis-Chalmers, Rumely, Ltd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1931-1957, director Canadian Allis-Chalmers, Ltd., 1951-1957. President Wisconsin Fund, Inc., 1938-1969, chairman, 1969-1977. Participated in President Roosevelt’s initial conference on unemployment insurance, 1934, in drafting Wisconsin Employment Relations act, 1939.

      Director, secretary Unemployment Benefit Advisors, Inc. Member legislative advising committee, Wisconsin Employment Relations Board. Trustee Citizens Governmental Research Bureau, chairman business gifts committee United Negro College Fund., Milwaukee, 1950.

      Member advising committee Wisconsin Citizens Public Expenditure Survey. Board directors International Institute Milwaukee County. Trustee Allis-Chalmers Foundation, Inc.

      Board directors Milwaukee School Board, 1962-1977. Trustee National Probation and Parole Chairman's Association committee equal education Board School Dirs. Milwaukee.

    Membership

    Member American, Wisconsin, Milwaukee bar associations, American Legion, Wisconsin State Board Public Welfare (vice chairman), World Affairs Council Wisconsin Service Association (director), National Conference of Christians and Jews (member advising committee), Ducks Unlimited (charter. Clubs: Gyro, Milwaukee Country, University.

    Connections

    • Married Lina N. Duffy, August 7, 1920.
    • father: Willis Edson Story
    • mother: Alice Louise (Tichenor) Story
    • spouse: Lina N. Duffy
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    Born June 4, 1890
    Died October 28, 1977
    (aged 87)
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