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Lawyer

Carl Illig, American Lawyer. Bar: Texas 1933. Recipient Most Outstanding Fifty-Year Lawyer award Texas Bar Foundation, 1991.

Background

Illig, Carl was born on September 10, 1909 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Carl and Olive (Kirlicks) Illig.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rice Institute, 1930; Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1933; graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1959.

Career

Practiced in, Galveston, Texas, 1933-1934; practiced in, Houston, 1967-1989; retired, Houston, 1989; partner, Illig, Brill and Dewitt, 1969-1970; with, Humble Oil & Refining Company, 1934-1967; associate general counsel, Humble Oil & Refining Company, 1961-1967.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1933.

Membership

Chairman budget committee, trustee Houston-Harris County United Fund, 1957-1958. Chairman Houston Community Council, 1960. Member Texas Water Development Board, 1971-1976.

Board governors Rice University, 1970-1974, governor adviser, 1974-1995. Member Harvard Business School Alumni Council, 1966-1969. Member American Bar Association (chairman section natural resources law 1964-1965, member house of deals 1966-1968), Texas Bar Association (chairman section corporation banking and business law 1959-1960), Houston Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Houston Philosophical Society, Association Rice Alumni (president 1952-1953), Houston Chamber of Commerce C. (chairman water supply and conservation committee 1969-1970), Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Houston Country.

Connections

Married Lillian Elizabeth Horlock, April 27, 1933. Children: Elaine (Mistress Franklin B. Davis), Carol (Mistress Simeon T. Lake III), Dale.

father:
Carl Illig

mother:
Olive (Kirlicks) Illig

spouse:
Lillian Elizabeth Horlock

child:
Elaine Illig (Mistress Franklin B. Davis)

child:
Dale Illig

child:
Carol Illig (Mistress Simeon T. Lake III)