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Byron Orvil House, American judge. Member National Commision on Reform Federal Criminal Laws, 1967-1969. Government appeal agent S.S.S., World World War World War II; Member Washington County, Illinois State (chairman school law section 1952-1954), Am.bar associations, Pi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

House, Byron Orvil was born on September 27, 1901 in St. Louis. Son of Harold Henry and Olive (Edwards) House.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Illinois, 1926.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1926. Member of law firm House & House, Nashville, Illinois, 1926-1956. States attorney, Washington County, 1945-1946.

Circuit judge Third Illinois Judicial Circuit, 1956-1957. Justice Illinois Supreme Court, 1957-1969, chief justice, 1959-1960.

Membership

Member National Commision on Reform Federal Criminal Laws, 1967-1969. Government appeal agent S.S.S., World World War World War II. Member Washington County, Illinois State (chairman school law section 1952-1954), Am.bar associations, Pi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

Married Mildred Irene Holston, June 9, 1925. Children: James B., Marilyn I. (Mistress George Mitchell), Dorothy Holston.

father:
Harold Henry House

mother:
Olive (Edwards) House

spouse:
Mildred Irene Holston

child:
Marilyn I. House (Mistress George Mitchell)

child:
Dorothy Holston House

child:
James B. House