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Frank Orton Wetmore, II

Frank Orton Wetmore, II, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1956, Wisconsin 1956. Trustee and vice president John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, 1970-1985, governing member, from 1970, Chicago Zoological Society, from 1961; general suburban chairman Metropolitan Crusade of Mercy, Chicago, 1956-1972; chairman Hinsdale United Fund, 1975. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1951-1954.

Background

  • II, Frank Orton Wetmore, was born on February 6, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Horace Orton and Lucia Pauline (Ambrose) W.

  • Education

    • AB, Cornell University, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, Marquette University, 1956.

    Career

    • With Winston & Strawn, Chicago, 1956-1985, partner, 1965-1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1956, Wisconsin 1956.

    Membership

    Trustee and vice president John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, 1970-1985, governing member, from 1970, Chicago Zoological Society, from 1961. General suburban chairman Metropolitan Crusade of Mercy, Chicago, 1956-1972. Chairman Hinsdale United Fund, 1975.

    Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1951-1954.

    Connections

    • Married Daphne Sears Hersey, January 4, 1958. Children: Frank Orton III, Lucia Burnet.
    • father: Horace Orton W.
    • mother: Lucia Pauline (Ambrose) W.
    • spouse: Daphne Sears Hersey
    • children: Frank Orton III
    • Lucia Burnet II
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    Born February 6, 1929
    Died July 18, 1989
    (aged 60)
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