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Lawyer

Robert Neill, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1932. Board curators University Missouri, 1956-1969, president, 1964-1967. Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, St. Louis Bar Association (past vice president), Law Library Association St. Louis (director, past president), Phi Delta Phi (honorary) Clubs: Bogey (St. Louis).

Background

Neill, Robert was born on July 23, 1908 in Batesville, Arkansas, United States. Son of Robert and Ida (Wing) Neill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Missouri, 1929;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1932.

Career

Associate, Thompson & Mitchell, and predecessors, St. Louis, 1932-1944;partner, Thompson & Mitchell, and predecessors, St. Louis, from 1944;personal counsel to administrator, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1953;counsel, Advisory Committee Financial Instrns. Act, 1956-1957;advising committee, Jordan Charitable Trust, from 1958. Member advising committee to comptroller currency, 1962-1963.

Consultant Missouri Commission Finance on New Banking Code, 1966.

Achievements

  • Bar: Missouri 1932.

Membership

Board curators University Missouri, 1956-1969, president, 1964-1967. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, St. Louis Bar Association (past vice president), Law Library Association St. Louis (director, past president), Phi Delta Phi (honorary) Clubs: Bogey (St. Louis).

Connections

Married Nancy Mitchell, August 5, 1939. Children– Robert III, Nancy Lee.

father:
Robert Neill

mother:
Ida (Wing) Neill

spouse:
Nancy Mitchell

child:
Robert III Neill

child:
Nancy Lee Neill