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Lawyer

Samuel Westheimer Block, American lawyer. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1943-1945.; Member American College of Trial Lawyers, American, Illinois. Chicago bar associations. Bar Association City New York.

Background

Block, Samuel Westheimer was born on February 14, 1911 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Samuel and Oliva (Westheimer) Block.

Education

Graduate Worcester (Massachusetts) Academy, 1929. Bachelor of Arts Yale, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1936.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1936. Associate law firm Jenner & Block and predecessors, Chicago, 1936-1948, partner, 1948-1970. Chief counsel, service trades branch OPA, 1941-1942.

Director Weyenberg Shoe Company, Mid-Am, National Bank of Chicago, Bowers Printing Ink Company Trustee secretary Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago. Board directors, advisory board Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, Chicago.

Membership

Served to captain Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member American College of Trial Lawyers, American, Illinois. Chicago bar associations.

Bar Association City New York. Clubs: Standard, Tavern, Quadrangle (Chicago.

Connections

Married Jean Friedberg, November 7, 1940. Children: Samuel Westheimer, Elizabeth, William Harry.

father:
Samuel Block

mother:
Oliva (Westheimer) Block

spouse:
Jean Friedberg

children:
Samuel Westheimer Block

Elizabeth Block

William Harry Block