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David Sylvester Sampsell Edit Profile

Lawyer

David Sylvester Sampsell, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1933.

Background

Sampsell, David Sylvester was born on August 24, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Marshall E. and Edna (Smith) Sampsell.

Education

Graduate, Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1926;AB, Yale University, 1930;Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1933.

Career

Associate, Taylor, Miller, Busch & Boyden, Chicago, 1933-1939;with, Middle West Svc. Company, Chicago, 1939-1944;with, Northern Trust Company, Chicago, 1946-1973;senior vice president, general counsel, Northern Trust Company, Chicago, 1962-1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1933.

Membership

Member Evanston Township High School Board Education, 1957-1963, president, 1960-1963. Member Chicago Crime Commission, 1953-1986, board directors, 1966-1972. Board directors United Charities, 1953-1960, Evanston Hospital, 1951-1960, 63-73, secretary, 1953-1960, vice president,1965-1970, vice chairman, 1970.

First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member Order of Coif, Law Club, Legal Club, University Club, Glen View Club, Old Elm Club, Naples Yacht Club, Hole-in-the-Wall Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Harriet C. Fenner, September 15, 1934. Children: David F., Bruce.

father:
Marshall E. Sampsell

mother:
Edna (Smith) Sampsell

spouse:
Harriet C. Fenner

child:
David F. Sampsell

child:
Bruce Sampsell