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W. Timothy Swain

Lawyer

W. Timothy Swain, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1934. Recipient Distinguished Service award, University Illinois Alumni Association.

Background

Swain, W. Timothy was born on August 20, 1909 in Benton, Illinois, United States. Son of Theodore Paul and Malinda Gertrude (Jones) Swain.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Illinois, 1931. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1933.

Career

Of counsel Swain Hartshorn & Scott, Illinois Trustee University Illinois, 1955—1975. Member council legal advisors Republican National Committee, 1983—1989.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1934.

Membership

Fellow: American Bar Foundation (president 1958-1959, board directors 1958-1982). Member: Country of Peoria, Society Trial Lawyers of Illinois, American Judicature Society, world Peace through Law Center (planning committee 1977), Bar Association 7th Federal Circuit (board directors 1977-1983), American Bar Association, American Bar Association (house of deals 1958-1964, chairman bar activities section 1962, law list committee 1963-1969, delegate to judicial administrator div. lawyers conference 1980-1981, 1981-1983), Illinois Bar Association (chairman corporation committee 1946, board governors 1952-1955, president 1958-1959, board governors 1962), Peoria County Bar Association (president 1954-1955), Illinois Bar Found, Creve Coeur (past board directors).

Connections

Married Katherine Altorfer, October 3, 1936. Children: Nancy Swain Crawford, Timothy II, Swain Cynthia Davis.

father:
Theodore Paul Swain

mother:
Malinda Gertrude (Jones) Swain

spouse:
Katherine Altorfer

child:
Nancy Swain Crawford Swain

child:
Timothy II Swain

child:
Swain Cynthia Davis Swain