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Lawyer , university president.

John Samuel Rendleman, American lawyer, university president. award, 1975-1976. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1945-1946.; Member American (executive council), Illinois (Executive Committee) bar associations, St. Louis Commerce and Growth Association (1st vice president 1972-1976), Phi Kappa Tau (president 1956), Chi Delta Chi, Pi Delta Rho, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Club: University.

Background

Rendleman, John Samuel was born on June 21, 1927 in Anna, Illinois, United States. Son of Ford Lee and Jean (Shomaker) Rendleman.

Education

Student College St. Thomas, 1945, Iowa State College, 1945-1946. Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois U., 1948. Juris Doctor, University of Illinois, 1951.

Career

1 son by previous marriage, Charles Mathew. Admitted to Illinois bar, 1951. Legal counsel Southern Illinois U., 1951-1961, executive director business affairs, 1961-1963, general counsel, 1963-1964, vice president, 1964-1968, chancellor Edwardsville Campus, 1968-1971, president, 1971-1976.

Special assistant attorney general Hodge Investigation, 1956-1957. Nat. chairman Vanderbilt Traffic Survey. Director 1st National Bank, Cobden, Illinois, 1st Granite City National Bank.

Member commission to improve legislation processes Illinois General Assembly, 1965-1976. Board of directors Arts and Education Council Greater St. Louis, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Granite City, St. Louis Symphony, Design Science Institute, Washington, Kidney Foundation Eastern Missouri and Metropolitan East, 1974-1976. Trustee McKendree College.

Honorary chairman Lentz International Peace Research award, 1975-1976.

Membership

Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American (executive council), Illinois (Executive Committee) bar associations, St. Louis Commerce and Growth Association (1st vice president 1972-1976), Phi Kappa Tau (president 1956), Chi Delta Chi, Pi Delta Rho, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Club: University.

Connections

Married Lenora Norris, December 15, 1956. Children: Jean Farrin, John Samuel III, Mary Elizabeth, David Scott.

father:
Ford Lee Rendleman

mother:
Jean (Shomaker) Rendleman

spouse:
Lenora Norris

children:
Jean Farrin Rendleman

John Samuel III Rendleman

Mary Elizabeth Rendleman

David Scott Rendleman