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Lawyer , ex-government official

Erwin Seago, American lawyer, ex-government official. Recipient Merit award for distinguished service in law Millikin U., 1956. member Virginia Airports; Member American, Illinois (vice chairman aviation committee 1948-1950). Chicago (chairman aviation committee 1943-1950), Federal, Virginia State bar associations, Chicago Association Commerce and Industry (chairman aviation committee 1949-1950), Law.

Background

Seago, Erwin was born on September 16, 1902 in Jersey County, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles T. and Pearl (Erwin) Seago.

Education

Student of University Colorado, 1925. Bachelor of Arts, Millikin U., 1926. Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1930.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1930, Virginia bar, 1952. Senior partner firm Seago, Pipin, Bradley & Vetter, Chicago, 1934-1954. Vice president, general counsel, director Deerfield State Bank (Illinois), 1934-1948.

General counsel Deerfield Savings & Loan Association, 1934-1952. Corporate Counsel Village of Northbrook, Illinois, 1942-1952, Village of Deerfield, 1943-1952. Chicago counsel Pan American World Airways, 1946-1952.

Lecturer aviation law University of Virginia Law School, 1952-1961. Special assistant to secretary commerce, also director Office Strategic Information, 1955-1957. Chief attorney airports Federal Aviation Administration, 1959-1965, consultant, 1965-1968.

General counsel Commonwealth Transportation Consultants, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia Advisor to Ethiopian delegation to Chicago International Civil Aviation Conference, 1944. Chairman draft board, Buckingham County, Virginia, 1953-1955. Consultant to Virginia Commision on Airports Authority, 1957.

Member Virginia Airports Authority, 1958. Trustee Sarah Hackett Stevenson Memorial, 1932-1952, Chairman of the Board, 1950. Trustee Olivet Institute, Chicago, 1936-1952, vice Chairman of the Board, 1942-1952.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Partners and Partnerships—Law and Taxation, 1956. Also numerous articles, book revs.

Membership

Member Virginia Airports. Member American, Illinois (vice chairman aviation committee 1948-1950). Chicago (chairman aviation committee 1943-1950), Federal, Virginia State bar associations, Chicago Association Commerce and Industry (chairman aviation committee 1949-1950), Law.

Clubs: National Lawyers, Cosmos (Washington). Member editorial advisory board Journal Air Law and Commerce, 1953-1957.

Connections

Married Nell M. Penick.

father:
Charles T. Seago

mother:
Pearl (Erwin) Seago

spouse:
Nell M. Penick.