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John Bleveans

John Bleveans, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1965, District of Columbia 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, Illinois 1971. Alderman City of Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1989; chairman Evanston Zoning Board Appeals, 1991-1992; volunteer Hanover Ambulance, since 1999. Captain United States Naval Reserve retired; Member Texas Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, National Ski Patrol, Law Club Chicago.

Background

  • Bleveans, John was born on March 29, 1938 in Danville, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward Harold and Angelita (Robinson) Bleveans.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Trinity University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1965.

    Career

    • Member general counsel's office Acacia Mutual Life Insurance Company, Washington, 1967-1968. Trial and appellate attorney, civil rights division United States Department Justice, 1966-1967, 69-70. Executive director Washington Lawyers' Committee, Civil Rights Under Law, 1970-1971.

      Chief counsel Lawyers' Committee, Civil Rights Under Law, Cairo, 1971-1972. Associate Mayer, Brown & Platt, Chicago, 1972-1974, partner, 1974-1983, 91-92. Senior vice president, associate, general counsel Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago, 1983-1989.

      Deputy general counsel Continental Bank N.A., Chicago, 1989-1991. Partner Mayer, Brown & Platt, 1991-1992. Of counsel Arthur Andersen & Company, 1992-1995, Hong Kong, 1996-1997, Sydney, Australia, 1995-1996.

      Tour guide & charter bus driver, Tri State Travel, Galena, Illinois, 2002-2006, school bus driver. President Hanover Ambulance, Inc., 2000, treasurer 2006-2007.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1965, District of Columbia 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, Illinois 1971.

    Membership

    Alderman City of Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1989. Chairman Evanston Zoning Board Appeals, 1991-1992. Volunteer Hanover Ambulance, since 1999.

    Captain United States Naval Reserve retired. Member Texas Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, National Ski Patrol, Law Club Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Luanna Harrison Burdick, August 17, 1962. Children: Lincoln Edward, Melanie Catherine.
    • father: Edward Harold Bleveans
    • mother: Angelita (Robinson) Bleveans
    • spouse: Luanna Harrison Burdick
    • children: Lincoln Edward Bleveans
    • Melanie Catherine Bleveans
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    Born March 29, 1938
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