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Lawyer

Elizabeth Frances Canfield was American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1950.

Background

Canfield, Elizabeth Frances was born on August 19, 1913 in Fairport, Missouri, United States. Daughter of James Arthur and Bertha Mae (Ashley) Foard.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, LaSalle Law School, 1949.

Career

Private practice, Rockford, Illinois, 1950-1997. Special assistant attorney general State of Illinois, 1974-1984. Retired Rockford, Illinois, 1997.

Assistant attorney general State Illinois, 1974-1984. Lecturer in field of women's rights and wills and probate.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1950.

Religion

Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.

Membership

Women's division chairman United Fund Dri., Rockford, 1951. Board trustees Court St. United Methodist Church. Board directors Family Consultation Service Rockford.

Member blue ribbon advisory committee to Mayor of Rockford. Elected member District 58 School Board. Board directors Wesley Willows Retirement Home.

Board trustees North Rockford Convalescent home, Willows Health Center. Member American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters (honorary life, Rockford president 1946-1948), Winnebago County Bar Association (chairman committee since 1950), Quota International Executive Women's Service (Rockford president 1980-1982, member international by-laws and district governor), Philanthropic and Educational Organization.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, reading, swimming, travelling, opera, theater.

Connections

Married Robert Roe Canfield, May 7, 1933 (deceased September 1994). Children: James Robert, Philip Roe.

father:
James Arthur Foard

mother:
Bertha Mae (Ashley) Foard

spouse:
Robert Roe Canfield

child:
James Robert Canfield

child:
Philip Roe Canfield