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Lawyer

Lester J. Dencker, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1940, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Wisconsin 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1954, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1973.

Background

Dencker, Lester J. was born on April 27, 1914 in Milwaukee.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Marquette University, 1938. Juris Doctor, Marquette University, 1940.

Career

Worked at 9205 W. Center St. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) specializing in Probate Law, Real Property Law, Corporations Law. Admitted to the bar, 1940.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1940, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Wisconsin 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1954, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1973.

Membership

Member Wisconsin regional board National Conference for Community Justice, from 1999. President advisory council to mayor City of Milwaukee, 1954, secretary municipal mass transportation committee, 1954—1955, member July 4 committee, 1957—1962. Chairman board trustees Milwaukee County War Memorial Corporation, 1989.

President Upper Fond du Lac Capitol Drive Advancement Association, 1958—1960. Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, State Bar Association Wisconsin (emeritus), Milwaukee Bar Association (chairman speakers bureau 1957-1959, memorials committee 1964-1994, Special Service award 1998), St. Thomas More Lawyers Society (president 1974), China Veterans Association (co-founder, 1st national Commander 1948-1949), Marquette University Law Alumni Association (president 1953-1954), Veterans of Foreign Wars (life), Elks. (exalted ruler Milwaukee 1965), Lions (president Milwaukee 1954), American Legion (commander 1999-2000).

Connections

Son of Charles W. and Barbara M. (Haubert) D. M. Cecilia F. Wellington, June 17, 1944.

father:
Charles W. Dencker

mother:
Barbara M. (Haubert) Dencker