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W. Richard Helms

W. Richard Helms, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1956, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1956. Chairman Western Springs (Illinois) Zoning Board Appeals, since 1978. Served with United States Air Force, 1946-1948. Member American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association.

Background

  • Helms, W. Richard was born on March 4, 1929 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Son of Emile and Agnes Mary (Ringland) Helms.

  • Education

    • Student, University Pennsylvania, 1950. Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1952. Juris Doctor, Northwestern, 1956.

      Postgraduate, University Paris, 1953.

    Career

    • Associate Jenner & Block, Chicago, 1956-1964, partner, since 1964.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1956, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1956.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Chairman Western Springs (Illinois) Zoning Board Appeals, since 1978. Served with United States Air Force, 1946-1948. Member American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, skiing, rafting, music.

    Connections

    • Married Carole J. Cohn, May 3, 1958. Children: Catherine E., Leah J., Carolyn G.
    • father: Emile Helms
    • mother: Agnes Mary (Ringland) Helms
    • spouse: Carole J. Cohn
    • children: Catherine E. Helms
    • Leah J. Helms
    • Carolyn G. Helms
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