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John Donald Black

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John Donald Black, American lawyer. Member American, Illinois (president 1929-1930), Chicago (president 1933-1934) bar associations, Chicago Law Institute (president 1931, 1943), Association Bar City of New York, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago (life), Chicago History Society (life), Chicago Association of Commerce (chairman of the executive committee 1934-1935, director 1944).

Background

Black, John Donald was born on September 11, 1872 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Son of General John Charles and Adaline L. (Griggs) Black.

Education

Student Columbian U. Law School (now Georgetown University Law School), Washington, and Harvard Law School. Master of Laws, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, 1948.

Career

1911, Chicago, 111. President, 111. State Bar Association, since 1929. Vice Chairman, 111. Judicial Advisory Council, since 1929.

Membership

Member American, Illinois (president 1929-1930), Chicago (president 1933-1934) bar associations, Chicago Law Institute (president 1931, 1943), Association Bar City of New York, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago (life), Chicago History Society (life), Chicago Association of Commerce (chairman of the executive committee 1934-1935, director 1944). Clubs: Chicago, University, Harvard, Mid-Day, Law (past president), Saddle and Cycle, Racquet, Legal, Chicago Golf (past president).

  • Clubs: Chicago, Racquet, University, Harvard (Chicago and New York.

Connections

Married Margaret Horton Potter, January 1, 1902 (deceased). Married second, Louise Love Beckwith, 1911 (deceased.

father:
General John Charles Black

mother:
Adaline L. (Griggs) Black

spouses:
Margaret Horton Potter

Louise Love Beckwith