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Lawyer

James Gladwyn Thomas, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1928.

Background

Thomas, James Gladwyn was born on October 5, 1901 in Akron, New York, United States. Son of James Robinson and Fannie (Wilder) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Illinois, 1923;Juris Doctor, University of Illinois, 1928.

Career

Assistant dean men, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1923-1928;of counsel, Thomas, Mamer & Haughey (and predecessor firms), Champaign, from 1925;part-time professor of law, University of Illinois College Law, 1947-1965. Honorary director First National Bank of Champaign.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1928.

Membership

Past president Young Men’s Christian Association, Community Chest, War Chest. Past board directors Illinois Bar Foundation. Past director, president University Illinois Foundation.

Past president, board directors Carle Hospital Foundation. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1956), Illinois Bar Association (board governors 1941-1958, vice president 1953-1956, president 1956-1957), American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, American College Probate Counsel, Sigma Chi.

Connections

Married Helen H. Herrick, August 19, 1925. Children: Carol (Mistress William Brigham), (deceased), Lott H.

father:
James Robinson Thomas

mother:
Fannie (Wilder) Thomas

spouse:
Helen H. Herrick

child:
Carol Thomas (Mistress William Brigham)

child:
(deceased) Thomas

child:
Lott H. Thomas