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Lawyer

Joseph Albert Woll, American lawyer. Recipient Prime Minister’s medal State of Israel, 1980. Member American, District of Columbia, Maryland., Federal bar associations, American Arbitration Association (director) New York City), American Judicature Society, Selden Society, John Carroll Society, Friendly Sons St. Patrick, Phi Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta.; Club: University.

Background

Woll, Joseph Albert was born on February 16, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Matthew and Irene (Kerwin) Woll.

Education

Juris Doctor, University of Illinois, 1927.

Career

Bar: Illinois bar 1927. Chicago’s assistant state’s attorney for, Cook County, 1930-1934. Trial work and preparation briefs before Illinois Supreme Court, in charge preparation all indictments, 1932-1934, appointed special assistant to attorney general, United States, 1934.

Head commercial frauds section unites states department Justice, 1939-1940. Appointed United State Attorneys Northern District Illinois (by President Roosevelt), 1940-1947, individual private practice, 1947-1984. General counsel American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, International Union Operating Engineers.

Labor orgns. Committee on Political Education Division. Member Executive Committee Union Labor Life Insurance Company, now Chairman of the Board Former member Executive Committee, chairman advising committee Federal Business Association Chicago area. commissioner. Member Executive Board Chicago council Boy Scouts American, 1942-1947.

Member National council. Member Executive Committee, board directors Soldiers and Sailors Service Council Illinois, 1941-1945. Past board directors Catholic Charities District of Columbia, Catholic Youth Organisation, Washington, District of Columbia Tuberculosis Association.

Board directors National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Board directors, treasurer National Conference on Citizenship. Member President’ Conference on Administrative Procedure, President’ White House Conference to Fulfill These Rights.

Board directors National Council on Crime and Delinquency. Trustee Supreme Court History Society.

Membership

Member American, District of Columbia, Maryland., Federal bar associations, American Arbitration Association (director) New York City), American Judicature Society, Selden Society, John Carroll Society, Friendly Sons St. Patrick, Phi Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta. Club: University.

Connections

Married Genevieve Carey, May 15, 1930. Children: Mary Cynthia Geddes, Phyllis Irene (Mistress.

father:
Matthew Woll

mother:
Irene (Kerwin) Woll

spouse:
Genevieve Carey

children:
Mary Cynthia Geddes Woll

Phyllis Irene (Mrs Woll