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Lawyer

Alton Andrew Greer, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1946; certified teacher Illinois. President board trustees Village of Junction; justice of peace Gold Hill Township, Gallatin County; past long-term selective service adviser; Member of Illinois State Bar Association.

Background

Greer, Alton Andrew was born on October 30, 1904 in Equality, Illinois, United States. Son of James and Martha Ann (Elliott) Greer.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Southern Illinois University, 1934. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1940. Postgraduate, Indiana University.

Postgraduate, University Missouri. Studies in law, University Iowa Extension.

Career

Teacher public schools, Illinois, 1927—1960. Sole practice Junction and Shawneetown, since 1947. State's attorney County of Gallatin, 1948—1952, 1956—1960, 1962—1972.

Assistant attorney general State of Illinois, 1961—1962. Self-employed farmer Gallatin County.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1946; certified teacher Illinois.

Membership

President board trustees Village of Junction. Justice of peace Gold Hill Township, Gallatin County. Past long-term selective service adviser.

Member of Illinois State Bar Association.

Connections

Married Orpha Jane Lynch. Children: Elizabeth Ann Ridgeway, Mary Jane Mossman, William Daniel, Charlotte Mae Dietz, James Franklin.

father:
James Greer

mother:
Martha Ann (Elliott) Greer

spouse:
Orpha Jane Lynch

child:
Elizabeth Ann Ridgeway Greer

child:
Mary Jane Mossman Greer

child:
William Daniel Greer

child:
Charlotte Mae Dietz Greer

child:
James Franklin Greer