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Lawyer

Lorentz Bennett Knouff, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1932, Illinois 1934, (United States Supreme Court), Illinois (United States District Court (northern district)), (United States Court Appeals (7th circuit)). Member of Order of Coif, Chicago Club.

Background

Knouff, Lorentz Bennett was born on January 29, 1907 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. Son of Washington Irving and Annie Laurie (Bennett) Knouff.

Education

AB, Otterbein College, 1929. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, 1932. Master of Laws, Columbia University, 1933.

Career

Partner Dixon, Tod Hunter, Knouff & Holmes, 1934—1968, Knouff, Ley, Kovitz & Smoller, 1968—1985. Traffic commissioner, Highland Park, Illinois, 1948—1950. Chairman plan commission Village Barrington Hills, Illinois, 1960—1962, chairman zoning board appeals, 1963—1974.

Chairman legal committee Barrington Area Council Governments, 1975—1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1932, Illinois 1934, (United States Supreme Court), Illinois (United States District Court (northern district)), (United States Court Appeals (7th circuit)).

Membership

Member of Order of Coif, Chicago Club.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Riley, September 12, 1940 (deceased 1984).

father:
Washington Irving Knouff

mother:
Annie Laurie (Bennett) Knouff

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Riley