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Leo Frederick O’Brien, American lawyer. Decorated Combat Infantry Badge. Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1943-1946; Member American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Illinois, Knox County bar associations Elk.

Background

O’Brien, Leo Frederick was born on June 26, 1924 in Galesburg, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred and Charlotte F. (Reavy) O’B.

Education

Student Knox College, 1943-1947, U. Connecticut, 1943-1944, U. Nancy (France), 1946. Bachelor of Laws, University Illinois, 1950.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1950, since practiced in Galesburg. Partner O’Brien & O’Brien, 1950-1965. Assistant attorney general Illinois, 1960-1964.

Senior partner O’Brien & Stoffel, 1965-1968. Member Illinois House of Representatives, 1964-1968. Knox County superintendent Veterans Relief Commission, 1956-1957.

Membership

Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Illinois, Knox County bar associations Elk.

Connections

Married Yvonne B. Uhlman, June 14, 1947. Children: Kathleen D., John F., Nancy P., Paula Megan.

father:
Fred O’B.

mother:
Charlotte F. (Reavy) O’B.

spouse:
Yvonne B. Uhlman

child:
Kathleen D. O’Brien

child:
John F. O’Brien

child:
Nancy P. O’Brien

child:
Paula Megan O’Brien