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Peter Leland Wentz, American lawyer. Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Member American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations, Order of Coif.

Background

Wentz, Peter Leland was born on September 23, 1903 in Provo Bench, Utah, United States. Son of Ray Vernon and Eliza Catherine (Wilson) Wentz.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young U., 1923. Juris Doctor cum laude, University of Chicago, 1925. Special courses mining and accounting, University of California at Berkeley, U. Utah, Northwestern University.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1926, practiced in Chicago. Partner firm Hopkins, Sutter, Owen, Mulory, Wentz & Davis and predecessor firms, Chicago, from 1935. Engaged in mining and oil exploration operations, from 1926.

Membership

Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations, Order of Coif. Clubs: Mid-American, Legal, Law, Mid-Day, Executives.

Connections

Married Vida Broadbent, September 10, 1925. Children: Carol, Helen.

father:
Ray Vernon Wentz

mother:
Eliza Catherine (Wilson) Wentz

spouse:
Vida Broadbent

child:
Carol Wentz

child:
Helen Wentz