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Lawyer

Evalyn Walsh Laird, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1982. Recipient 45th Year Citation for uninterrupted service Girl Scouts United States, 1990.

Background

Laird, Evalyn Walsh was born on February 6, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Edward Joseph and Mae E. (Tarr) Walsh.

Education

Juris Doctor, DePaul University, Chicago, 1926. Doctor of Philosophy cum honoris causa, Hamilton State University, 1973.

Career

Estate planner, Prudential Insurance Company, Chicago, 1945-1948;manager, Edward J. Walsh Reporting Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago, 1948-1960;owner, Private Law Practice, 1926. Environmental chairman Vilage of Grand Bch.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist 10 oil paintings of family members, also paintings of dogs, cats, horses and scenery.

Membership

Member personnel committee Girl Scouts of Chicago. President 7th district Archdiocesan Council Catholic Women. Cub Scout leader Boy Scouts American, 14 years.

Member American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (honored for 50 years membership 1991), Michigan State Bar, Illinois Women's Bar, Michigan Women's Bar, Berrien County Bar Association, Skokie Valley Skating Club (honorary), Mich.City Young Men’s Christian Association, Grand Beach Golf & Country Club. F C.

Connections

Married Charles Hamilton Laird, August 8, 1925. Children: Lois Hillmann, Betty Ann Hillmann (deceased), Charles Hamilton Laird, Junior (deceased), Edward J. Laird, Jane Glynn.

father:
Edward Joseph Walsh

mother:
Mae E. (Tarr) Walsh

spouse:
Charles Hamilton Laird

child:
Lois Hillmann Laird

child:
Betty Ann Hillmann Laird (deceased)

child:
Charles Hamilton Laird

child:
Junior Laird (deceased)

child:
Edward J. Laird

child:
Jane Glynn Laird