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Adlai Ewing Stevenson, III Edit Profile

Lawyer , United States Senator from Illinois

Adlai Ewing Stevenson, III, lawyer, former United States Senator from Illinois. Bar: Illinois 1957, District of Columbia 1977. Member Illinois House of Representatives, 1965-1967; Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois, 1982, 86. Captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1952-1954.

Background

III, Adlai Ewing Stevenson, was born on October 10, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Adlai Ewing and Ellen (Borden) S.

Education

Graduate, Milton Academy, 1948. AB, Harvard University, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1957.

Career

Law clerk Illinois Supreme Court, 1957-1958. Associate Mayer, Brown & Platt, Chicago, 1958-1966, partner, 1966-1967, 81-83, of counsel, 1983-1991. Treasurer State of Illinois, 1967-1970.

United States Senator from Illinois, 1970-1981. Chairman South Carolina&M International Ltd., Chicago, 1991-1995, president, 1995-1998, chairman board, since 1998. Co-chairman Huamei Capital Company, Inc., 2005—2008.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1957, District of Columbia 1977.

Membership

Member Illinois House of Representatives, 1965-1967. Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois, 1982, 86. Captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1952-1954.

Connections

Married Nancy L. Anderson, June 25, 1955. Children: Adlai Ewing IV, Lucy W., Katherine R., Warwick L.

father:
Adlai Ewing S.

mother:
Ellen (Borden) S.

spouse:
Nancy L. Anderson

children:
Adlai Ewing IV III

Lucy W. III

Katherine R. III

Warwick L. III