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Lawyer

Henry Xerxes Dietch, American judge. Bar: Illinois 1937. Recipient Citation of Merit John Marshall Law School, 1972.

Background

Dietch, Henry Xerxes was born on November 13, 1913 in Brooklyn. Son of Isadore J. and Mary (Krieg) Dietch.

Education

Associate of Arts, Crane College, 1933. Juris Doctor, John Marshall Law School, 1937. Graduate, National Judicial College.

Career

Partner firm, Davis, Dietch & Ryan, Chicago, 1954-1977;associate judge, Circuit Court Cook County, 1977-1984;retired, since 1984. Hearing officer Department of Labor, Chicago, 1937-1946. Vice-president, director Unity Savings of Park Forest, Illinois, to 1977, arbitrator, mediator, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1937.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Columnist: Judiciously Speaking, since 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Mayor City of Park Forest, 1949-1955, Corporate Counsel, 1958-1977, vice chairman Chicago advisory board, Salvation Army, 1969-1989, honorary board directors since 1989. Lieutenant United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, American Judicature Society, National Institute Municipal Law Officers, Rotary, B'nai B'rith.

Clubs: Rotary, B'nai B'rith.

Connections

Son of Isadore J. and Mary (Krieg) D. M. Shirley Friedman, January 11, 1941. Children: William A., Nancie I., James T.

father:
Isadore J. Dietch

mother:
Mary (Krieg) Dietch

spouse:
Shirley Friedman

child:
William A. Dietch

child:
Nancie I. Dietch

child:
James T. Dietch