Samuel Harvey Shapiro Edit Profile
Student, St. Viator College. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1929.
With Shapiro & Lauridsen, Kankakee, 1969-1987. City attorney Kankakee, 1933-1935. State's attorney Kankakee County, 1936-1940.
Member 65th-71st Illinois general assemblies, chairman public aid, health, welfare and safety committee, 1959. Lieutenant governor Illinois, 1960-1968. Governor, 1968-1969
Director Aetna State Bank, Chicago President, National Conference Lieutenant Governors, 1960-1962.
Chairman Illinois Mental Health Commission.
Past member Council on Improvement Economic and Social Status Older People. Past member Intergovtl. and Narcotics commissions. Member Illinois Legislation Redistricting Commission, 1981.
Member national civil rights committee Anti-Defamation League. Past secretary, treasurer Young Democratic Club Illinois Served with United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II. Member American, Illinois, Chicago, Kankakee County bar associations, Kankakee Chamber of Commerce, Musician's Union (past president), Kankakee Federation Labor (past president), American Legion, Amvets, Alpha Epsilon Pi (past national president), Moose, Kiwanian, Elk.
Member B'nai B'rith. Clubs: Country (Kan Ka Kee).
Married Gertrude Adelman, May 21, 1939.
1933 - 1935
1936 - 1940
1960 - 1968
1968 - 1969
1969 - 1987