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Lawyer

Wallace Heckman, American lawyer. member Heckman, Elsdon & Shaw, 1885-1908; member operating board Chicago Surface Lines; member exec.

Background

Heckman, Wallace was born on May 22, 1851 in Morgan County, Ohio, United States. Son of Philip and Sarah Ann (Farley) Heckman.

Education

Master of Science, Hillsdale (Michigan) College, 1874.

Career

1 daughter, Jessie (Mistress Marcus A. Herschel). Practiced, Chicago, 1875. Senior member Heckman, Elsdon & Shaw, 1885-1908.

Counsel and business manager University of Chicago, since 1903. Vice president Chicago Rys. Company; trustee Ida A. Richardson Estate.

Director Chicago Dock & Canal Company Arbitrator of labor controversies, Union and Consolidated Traction companies, 1903, Metropolitan Elevated Railroad Company, 1904, Elevated Roads, 1913. Member operating board Chicago Surface Lines. President Illinois Civ.

Services Reform Association. Member Executive Committee Municipal Voters’ League. Trustee Hillsdale College, Frances Shimer Academy, Mount Carroll, Illinois.

Membership

Member Heckman, Elsdon & Shaw, 1885-1908. Member operating board Chicago Surface Lines. Member exec.

Connections

Married Caroline Matilda Howe, November 16, 1881.

father:
Philip Heckman

mother:
Sarah Ann (Farley) Heckman

spouse:
Caroline Matilda Howe