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Don Steger Harnack

Don Steger Harnack was American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1953, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1955, United States Tax Court 1957, Illinois 1959, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1962, United States Court Appeals (6th and 7th circuits) 1963, United States Court Claims 1966, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Background

  • Harnack, Don Steger was born on June 19, 1928 in Milwaukee. Son of Benjamin John and Katherine (Steger) Harnack.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1953.

    Career

    • Associate Quarles, Spence & Quarles, Milwaukee, 1955-1957. Trial attorney regional counsel Internal Revenue Service, Chicago, 1957-1961. Associate Dixon, Todhunter, Knouf & Holmes, 1961-1965.

      Partner McDermott, Will & Emery, 1965-1996, of counsel, 1997-1998. Retired, 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Wisconsin 1953, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1955, United States Tax Court 1957, Illinois 1959, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1962, United States Court Appeals (6th and 7th circuits) 1963, United States Court Claims 1966, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Active Winnetka (Illinois) Zoning Board, 1971-1975. Park board attorney Winnetka Park District, 1978-1983. President North-East Illinois council Boy Scouts American, 1982-1983.

    Life trustee ULC Boys and Girls Club, Chicago, ULC Civic and Arts Foundation. Trustee Village of Winnetka, 1984-1988. Served with United States Army, 1953-1955, United States Naval Reserve, 1959-1969.

    Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Union League Club (board directors, officer, vice president 1981-1987, president 1987-1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, golf, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Rosemarie Ball, October 17, 1959. Children: Christopher Wallen, Gretchen Marie, Scott P. (deceased), Pamela Annual.
    • father: Benjamin John Harnack
    • mother: Katherine (Steger) Harnack
    • spouse: Rosemarie Ball
    • children: Christopher Wallen Harnack
    • Gretchen Marie Harnack
    • Scott P. Harnack (deceased)
    • Pamela Annual Harnack
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    Born June 19, 1928
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