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John Alan Appleman, American lawyer.


Appleman, John Alan was born on May 14, 1912 in Webster Groves, Missouri, United States. Son of Milo Donaldson and Emma Catherine (Faust) Appleman.


1 daughter, Jean, 1 son (deceased). Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Illinois, 1932, D.Law, 1935, Master of Arts, 1950.


Bar: Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, Supreme Court of the United States Court, other bars. Speaker, lecturer at universities, bar convs. Past president various corporations.

Legal advisory board Traumatic Medicine and Surgery for Attorney Conductor Professor Trial Lawyers Seminar, 1963-1972.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Automobile Liability Insurance, 1938, Insurance Law and Practice, 25 vols, 1940-1946, 36 review vols., 1962-1981, Preparing and Trying Cases in Illinois (2 vols.), 1950, Illinois Dramshop Briefs, 1951, review edit., 1960, Successful Jury Trials, 1952, Successful Appellate Techniques, 1953, Military Tribunals and International Crimes, 1954, 71, How To Use Life Insurance in Estate Analysis, 1954, Basic Estate Planning, 2 vols, 1957, Approved Appellate Briefs, 1958, How To Increase Your Money Making Power, 1959, review edit., 1964, 81, Cross-Examination, 1963, Preparation and Trial, 1967, Your Psychic Powers and Immortality, 1968, The Elusive Song, 1969, also fiction and poetry public, under pseudonyms. Long playing records and tapes entitled Examples of Cross Examination, 1960, 69. Contributor: to numerous law journals and reviews World Book Ency.

      Popular periodicals, poetry jours.


Fellow International Academy Trial Lawyers (governor 1958-1964, dean 1959-1960), International Society Barristers. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Champaign County Bar Association (governor 1958-1961, president 1959-1960), Chicago Bar Association, Federation Insurance Counsel (president 1950-1952, Chairman of the Board Governors 1952-1953), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma.


Married Jean Gerber, January 9, 1935.

Milo Donaldson Appleman

Emma Catherine (Faust) Appleman

Jean Gerber