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Norman Nathan Eiger, American circuit court judge. Bar: Illinois 1924. Named to Chicago Senior Citizens Hall of Fame, City of Chicago, 1989.


Eiger, Norman Nathan was born on August 6, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac and Rachel (Brender) Eiger.


Juris Doctor, De Paul University, 1924.


Member executive staff, capital stock tax assessor, Illinois Tax Commission, 1932-1936;assistant Corporate Counsel, City Chicago, 1936-1947;chairman, Illinois Board Review, Department of Labor, 1948-1952;judge, Municipal Court, Chicago, 1952-1964;judge, Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois, Chicago, 1964-1985. Adjunct clinical professor DePaul University Law School. Past vice president College Jewish Studies.

Now honorary trustee. Arbitrator, member panel American Association Arbitrators. Member panel arbitrators Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

Member panelof arbitrators Chicago Transit Authority Amalgamated Transit Union Local #241, #308, Illinois State Labor Relations Board. Lecturer groups; past vice president Adult Education Council Metropolitan Chicago. Executive secretary Patriotic Foundation Chicago.


  • Bar: Illinois 1924.


Past chairman lawyers division Chicago Combined Jewish Appeal. Past vice president Board Jewish Education, now honorary life trustee. Honorary life trustee K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation.

Served with United States Coast Guard Reserve, World World War World War II. Member Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Decalogue Society Lawyers (finance secretary), Illinois Judges Association (past president, chairman annual convention 1972-1977, chairman emeritus 1977-1987, board directors emeritus, chairman emeritus annual convention 1988-1989), Nu Beta Epsilon (past grand chancellor), Alpha Epsilon Pi (honorary).


Married Leona Wolan, December 31, 1935. Children: Lawrence H., Rodney I.

Isaac Eiger

Rachel (Brender) Eiger

Leona Wolan

Lawrence H. Eiger

Rodney I. Eiger