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Morton John Barnard

Lawyer

Morton John Barnard was American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1927, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1949, United States Court Military Appeals 1954, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit). Avocations: singing and acting in Bar Association Christmas Spirits, 1932-1995.

Background

Barnard, Morton John was born on March 22, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Julius and Martha (Wittman) Barnard.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1926. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1927.

Career

Partner Barnard and Barnard, Chicago, 1934—1985, Foss, Schuman, Drake & Barnard, Chicago, 1985-1988, Gottlieb & Schwartz, Chicago, 1989-1990, of counsel, 1990-1993, Miller, Shakman, Hamilton, Kurtzon & Schlifke, Chicago, 1993-1997. Retired practice, 2002. Adjunct professor John Marshall Law School, Chicago, 1947-1964.

President Illinois State Bar Association, 1971-1972. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1927, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1949, United States Court Military Appeals 1954, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit). Avocations: singing and acting in Bar Association Christmas Spirits, 1932-1995.

Works

Membership

Life member Chicago History Society Lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1942-1946. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel (board regents 1968-1974), American Bar Foundation, American Bar Association (life), Illinois Bar Foundation, Chicago Bar Foundation. Member Union League Club (Chicago).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing and acting in Bar Association Christmas Spirits, 1932-1995.

Connections

Married Eleanor Spivak, August 16, 1936. 1 child, James W.

father:
Julius Barnard

mother:
Martha (Wittman) Barnard

spouse:
Eleanor Spivak

child:
James W. Barnard