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educator , Librarian

Leon Morris Liddell, American librarian, educator. Bar: Texas bar 1937. Major Army of the United States, 1941-1946; lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve, 1946-1962. Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries, Chgo Association Law Libraries (past president), Special Libraries Association Clubs: Mason.

Background

Liddell, Leon Morris was born on July 21, 1914 in Gainesville, Texas, United States. Son of Thomas Leon and Minnie Mae (Morris) Liddell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Texas, 1937; Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1937; Bachelor of Library Science, University of Chicago, 1946; postgraduate, Columbia University, 1948.

Career

Practiced in, Gainesville, 1938-1939; with claims department, Hartford Accident & Indemnity Company, 1937-1938; with claims department, Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1939-1941; assistant professor of law, law librarian, U. Connecticut, 1946-1947; assistant professor of law, University of Minnesota, 1949-1950; associate professor, University of Minnesota, 1950-1954; professor of law, University of Minnesota, 1954-1960; law librarian, University of Minnesota, 1949-1960; professor of law, law librarian, University of Chicago, 1960-1974; professor of law, law librarian emeritus, University of Chicago, since 1974; professor of law, law librarian, Northwestern University Law School, 1974-1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas bar 1937.

Membership

Major Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve, 1946-1962. Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries, Chgo Association Law Libraries (past president), Special Libraries Association Clubs: Mason.

Connections

father:
Thomas Leon Liddell

mother:
Minnie Mae (Morris) Liddell