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Wallace John Licke

Wallace John Licke, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1973, United States District Court Minnesota 1973, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981. Recipient William Spurgeon III award Boy Scouts American, 1988; National Defense Education Act Title IV fellow, 1967, Paul Harris fellowship.

Background

  • Licke, Wallace John was born on January 23, 1945 in Bemidji, Minnesota, United States. Son of George John and Lois (Sanford) Licke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1967. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1970. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Minnesota, 1973.

    Career

    • Instructor Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, since 1968. Associate Helgesen, Peterson, Engberg & Spector Attorneys at Law (now Peterson, Engberg & Peterson), Minneapolis, 1972-1975. Secretary, general counsel Blandin Paper Company and UPM-Kymmene Inc., subsidiary UPM-Kymmene Corporation, a Finnish Company, Helsinki, 1975—2002.

      Private practice, 2002—2011. Director & chief executive officer Headwaters Diversified Inc. Board directors Volunteer Attorney Program Super Board, Judy Garland Museum and Children's Discovery Museum.

      Chairman business retention and expansion strategies program University Minnesota. Member panel of arbitrators American Arbitration Association.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1973, United States District Court Minnesota 1973, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981.

    Works

    • Member board editors Minnesota Law Review.

    Membership

    Area representative Minnesota awareness project Minnesota International Center/World Affairs Center. Board directors, president honorary board directors Itasca County Family Young Men’s Christian Association, Itasca County Family Young Men’s Christian Association, Grand Grand Rapids. Board directors, vice president, president Itasca County unit American Cancer Society.

    Board directors, president Myles Reif Performing Arts Center. Chairman, secretary post committee computer-small business explorer post Boy Scouts American. Adult leader 4-H program Agricultural Extension Service University Minnesota, St. Paul.

    Member Bass Brook Township (Minnesota) Economic Development Committee. Member promotion and prospecting committee Itasca Development Corporation. Trustee Grand Rapids area community found.

    Chairman cooperative solutions advisory board Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Trustee Library. Foundation, board directors. Trustee Community Library.

    Foundation; class representative University Minnesota Law School. Board directors Judy Garland Museum and Children's Discovery Museum, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Member American Bar Association (committee member), Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association (delegate, planning committee), Itasca County Bar Association (past secretary, president), Minnesota 15th District Bar Association (committee member), American Corporation Counsel Association (charter), American Society Corporation Secretaries, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce (chairman committee, board directors), Rotary (board directors, president, secretary Grand Rapids, district representative), Order of Ski U Mah, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Miriam Eddy, December 19, 1969. Children: Loriann, Paul.
    • father: George John Licke
    • mother: Lois (Sanford) Licke
    • spouse: Martha Miriam Eddy
    • children: Loriann Licke
    • Paul Licke
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    Born January 23, 1945
    (age 72)
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