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Lawyer

James William Close, American lawyer. Member American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations.

Background

Close, James William was born on April 3, 1909 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Henry Francis and Rose (Youk) Close.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Regis College, Denver, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Catholic University of America, 1934.

Career

Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1934, Illinois bar, 1944. Counsel Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1934-1944. General counsel War Damage Corporation, 1942-1944.

Partner Wilson & Mcllvaine, Chicago, from 1944. Board directors of Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Company, Evanston, Illinois.

Membership

Member American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations.

Connections

Married Jane Winburn, December 29, 1934. Children: Henry, Mary Jane, Betty Anne, Nancy Lou, Jeannie, John, Patricia.

father:
Henry Francis Close

mother:
Rose (Youk) Close

spouse:
Jane Winburn

children:
Betty Anne Close

Nancy Lou Close

Patricia Close

Jeannie Close

Mary Jane Close

John Close

Henry Close