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Richard Buell Ogilvie, American lawyer, former governor. Bar: Illinois 1950. Chairman Young Republican Organization Cook County, 1953-1954; trustee Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American, Illinois, Chicago, Federal bar associations, Phi Alpha Delta, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Ogilvie, Richard Buell was born on February 22, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Kenneth S. and Edna Mae (Buell) Ogilvie.

Education

Bachelor, Yale, 1947. Juris Doctor, honorary Doctor of Laws, Chicago-Kent College Law, 1949. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Lincoln College.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Millikin University. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Illinois Wesleyan University. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Lake Forest College.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, MacMurray College. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Greenville College.

Career

Practiced in, Chicago, 1950-1954, 55-58, 61-62, 73-88; assistant, United State Attorneys, Chicago, 1954-1955; special assistant to, United State Attorneys general, Chicago, 1958-1961; sheriff, Cook County, Illinois, 1962-1966; president, Cook County Board Commissioners, 1966-1968; governor of Illinois, 1968-1973; partner firm, Isham, Lincoln & Beale, 1973-1988. Director Continental Illinois Corporation, Alberto Culver Corporation, CNA Finance Corporation, Fansteel Corporation, LaSalle St. Fund, Chicago, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, R.R. Donnelly Company, Chicago.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1950.

Membership

Chairman Young Republican Organization Cook County, 1953-1954. Trustee Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American, Illinois, Chicago, Federal bar associations, Phi Alpha Delta, Beta Theta Pi.

Clubs: Masons, Chicago, Glen View, Tavern, Old Elm, Casino, Sangamo.

Connections

Married Dorothy Louise Shriver, February 11, 1950. 1 child, Elizabeth.

father:
Kenneth S. Ogilvie

mother:
Edna Mae (Buell) Ogilvie

spouse:
Dorothy Louise Shriver

child:
Elizabeth Ogilvie