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Abraham Lincoln Marovitz, American Judge. Bar: Illinois bar 1927.


Marovitz, Abraham Lincoln was born on August 10, 1905 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Joseph and Rachel (Glowitz) Marovitz.


Juris Doctor, Chicago-Kent College Law, 1925. Doctor of Humane Letters, Lincoln College, Illinois, 1956. Doctor of Laws, Winston Churchill College, 1968.

HHD, Chicago Medical School, 1984. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Illinois Institute of Technology, 1988. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Roosevelt University, 1989.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), National-Louis University, 1991.


Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1927-1933; practiced in, Chicago, 1933-1950; judge, Superior Court Cook County, 1950-1963; chief justice, Cook County Criminal Court, 1958-1959; United States judge, Northern district Illinois, 1963-1975; senior judge, Northern district Illinois, 1975-1989; retired, 1989. Chairman of the Board Lincoln National Bank, 1946-1963. Past national chairman National Conference State Court Trial Judges.

Past member lawyer's advisory council University of Illinois Law Forum.


  • Bar: Illinois bar 1927.


Member Illinois Senate, 1938-1950. Board of directors Hebrew Theological College. Member of advisory board Young Men’s Christian Association Metropolitan Chicago.

Trustee Chicago-Kent College Law, Chicago Medical School. Former trustee Illinois History Library. Past member Jewish Board Education Served to sergeant major United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946.

Member American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (past manager, ExemplarySvc. award 1987), International Association Jewsish Lawyers & Jurists, Decalogue Society of Lawyers (annual merit award 1968), Jewish War Veterans United States (past department commander, Man of Year 1994), American Legion (past commander Marine post Chicago.


Joseph Marovitz

Rachel (Glowitz) Marovitz