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Lawyer

Charles Arthur Bane was American lawyer. Bar: New York 1939, Illinois 1949. Rhodes scholar, 1935-1937.

Background

Bane, Charles Arthur was born on May 1, 1913 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred Weller and Frances (Tilley) Bane.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1935;Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1938;Bachelor of Arts Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, 1937;Master of Arts (honorary), University of Oxford, 1983.

Career

Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1939-1942, 46-48;member firm, Bishop, Mitchell & Burdett, Chicago, 1949-1950;member firm, Mitchell, Conway & Bane, 1950-1952;member firm, Isham, Lincoln & Beale, 1953-1985;visiting professor law, director continuing legal education, U. Miami School Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1979-1982;of counsel, Cadwalder, Wickersham & Taft, Palm Beach, Florida, 1989-1990. Lecturer University of Chicago Law School, 1954, 58. Director Central Illinois Public Service Company, 1976-1986.

Senior attorney Lend Lease Administration, 1942-1943. Chief counselemergency crime committee Chicago City Council, 1952. Secretary Crime Detection Institute, 1957-1960.

Chairman Illinois advising committee Federal Civil Rights Commission, 1958-1961. Member Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1939, Illinois 1949.

Membership

President United Charities Chicago, 1961-1963. Founder, first president United Way of Illinois. National chairman plaintiff's counsel steering committee Electrical Equipment Antitrust Litigation.

Chairman American Foundation Temple Bar, 1976-1985. National co-chairman Lawyers Committee Civil Rights Under Law, 1977-1979. Lieutenant O.S.S., United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945.

Fellow American Bar Foundation (Illinois chairman). Member American Bar Association (council public utility section 1958-1961), Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (board managers), American Law Institute, Council Foreign Relations (president 1956-1958), Family Service Association American (vice president 1966-1968, director), English-Speaking Union (president Chicago branch 1964-1966, president Palm Beach branch 1988-1991, national vice president, member executive committee, 1989, national chairman 1991-1992), Tavern Club, International House Chicago, Wig and Pen Club (London), Everglades Club, Society Four Arts (Palm Beach), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Eileen Blackwell, January 17, 1942. Children: Susan Magary, Janet Richardson, Peter, Charles.

father:
Fred Weller Bane

mother:
Frances (Tilley) Bane

spouse:
Eileen Blackwell

child:
Susan Magary Bane

child:
Janet Richardson Bane

child:
Peter Bane

child:
Charles Bane