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Stephen Arnold Mitchell, American lawyer. member Chicago Medical Center Committee, 1951-1952.


Mitchell, Stephen Arnold was born on March 3, 1903 in Rock Valley, Iowa, United States. Son of Stephen Arnold and Dorothy Norton (Higgins) Mitchell.


Student Iowa and Oregon parochial and public schools. Student Creighton U., 1922-1923, honorary degree, 1958. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1928.

Honorary degree De Paul U., 1957, St. Bernards College, 1958.


Dairy farmer, Waterloo, Iowa, 1920-1921. Credit manager General Motor Acceptance Corporation, Washington, 1924-1928, legal and executive positions New York office, 1928-1932. Associate Taylor, Miller, Busch & Boyden, Chicago, 1932-1936, partner, 1936-1942.

Chief French div. Lend Lease Administration, Washington, 1942-1944. Adviser on French economics affairs Department of State, Washington and Paris, France, 1944-1945. Partner Bishop, Mitchell & Burdett, 1945-1950, Mitchell, Conway and Bane, 1950-1953, Mitchell and Conway, 1953-1962, Mitchell & Russell, from 1962, Mitchell, Mitchell & Alley, Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico, from 1964.

Chairman 1st Northern Savings & Loan Association, Taos. Counsel, Commission to Investigate Department of Justice, 1952. Member Chicago Medical Center Committee, 1951-1952.

Director Fair Campaign Practices, Inc. Chairman Democratic National Committee 1952-1955. Delegate and chairman advising committee rules Democratic National Convention, 1956, counsel rules committee, 1960.

Delegate nat. convention, 1956, 64, 68. Chairman McCarthy for President convention committee. Vice chairman Humphrey-Muskie Citizens committee, 1968.

Trustee Fort Burgwin Center, De Paul U. Regent, vice president Museum New Mexico.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Elm Street Politics, 1959. Co-Author: As We Knew Adlai, 1966.


Member Chicago Medical Center Committee, 1951-1952. Clubs: Tavern, University (Chicago): Federal City (Washington).


Married Evelyn Josephine Miller, February 16, 1931. Children: Stephen Arnold, Michael (deceased), John Anthony.

Stephen Arnold Mitchell

Dorothy Norton (Higgins) Mitchell

Evelyn Josephine Miller

Stephen Arnold Mitchell

Michael Mitchell (deceased)

John Anthony Mitchell