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Lawyer

Edwin Alfred Wahlen, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1948. Decorated Silver Star medal, Bronze Star medal. Served to Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Wahlen, Edwin Alfred was born on March 12, 1919 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Son of Alfred and Ethel (Pearson) Wahlen.

Education

Student, University Alabama, 1936-1938; Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1942; Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1948.

Career

Practiced in, Chicago, since 1948; member firm, Haight, Goldstein & Haight, 1948-1955; partner, Goldstein & Wahlen, 1956-1959; partner, Arvey, Hodes, Costello & Burman (and predecessor), 1959-1991; partner, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Soldiers and Sailors Wills: A Proposal For Federal Legislation, 1948.

Membership

Served to Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

Married Alice Elizabeth Condit, April 24, 1943 (divorced 1983). Children: Edwin Alfred, Virginia Elizabeth, Martha Anne. Married Elizabeth L. Corey, November 23, 1984.

father:
Alfred Wahlen

mother:
Ethel (Pearson) Wahlen

spouse:
Alice Elizabeth Condit

spouse:
Elizabeth L. Corey

child:
Virginia Elizabeth Wahlen

child:
Martha Anne Wahlen

child:
Edwin Alfred Wahlen