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Lawyer

ALAN JOHNSTON, American Lawyer, Partner of JENNER & BLOCK, specializing in the field of of Trial Lawyers; The Law Club of Chicago. Civil and Criminal Litigation.

Background

Johnston, Alan Rogers was born on April 21, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward Raymond and Caroline (Rogers) Johnston.

Education

Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts and Princeton University (Bachelor of Science, Engineering, 1937). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, 1941). Phi Delta Phi. State Representative in Illinois Legislature, 19621970.

Career

Associate firm Jenner & Block, Chicago, 1941-1950, partner, 1950-1991. Retired, 1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1941.

Membership

Board directors Chicago Crime Commission, 1972-1983. Representative Illinois General Assembly, Springfield, 1963-1970. President New Trier Citizens League, Winnetka, Illinois, 1973-1983, Lake Michigan Federation, Chicago, 1979-1981, 84-85.

Executive committee Lawson Young Men’s Christian Association, 1975-1986. Trustee New Trier Township School, 1975-1989. Member Chicago Lakefront Protection Commission, 1987-1988.

Executive director Heart of America Challenge, 1986-1990. With United States Navy, 1942-1945. Fellow Illinois Bar Foundation, The Moorings Club (Vero Beach, Florida), Indian Hill Club (Winnetka), Legal Club (president 1967-1968), Law Club (director 1964-1966).

Connections

Married Eleanor Cope Smith, April 7, 1945. Children: Alan Cope, Margaret Meade, Edward Raymond.

father:
Edward Raymond Johnston

mother:
Caroline (Rogers) Johnston

spouse:
Eleanor Cope Smith

child:
Alan Cope Johnston

child:
Margaret Meade Johnston

child:
Edward Raymond Johnston