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John Theodore Polzin, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1943. Named to Lambda Chi Alpha International Alumni Association Hall of Fame, 1996. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association (chairman patent, trademark and copyright law section 1981-1982), Intellectual Property Law Association Chicago (chairman foreign trademark committee 1972, 74).

Background

Polzin, John Theodore was born on December 23, 1919 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of Max August and Charlotte Barbara (Trenkenschuh) Polzin.

Education

University of Illinois (Bachelor of Arts). University of Illinois (Juris Doctor).

Career

Bar: Illinois 1943. Sole practice, Galva, Illinois, 1946-1955, Chicago, since 1975. City attorney, Galva, 1950-1954. Associate Langner, Parry, Card & Langner, Chicago, 1955-1975.

Lecturer Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1943.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Named toLambda Chi Alpha International Alumni Association Hall of Fame, 1996. Member American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association (chairman patent, trademark and copyright law section 1981-1982), Intellectual Property Law Association Chicago (chairman foreign trademark committee 1972, 74).

Connections

Married Helen Louise Hosford, November 27, 1969.

father:
Max August Polzin

mother:
Charlotte Barbara (Trenkenschuh) Polzin

spouse:
Helen Louise Hosford