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Walter Roth

Walter Roth, American Lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1952. National vice president American Jewish Congress; president Chicago Jewish History Society; director American Jewish History Society; Member American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Order of Coif.

Background

Roth, Walter was born on April 18, 1929 in Roth, Germany. Came to the United States 1938. Son of Markus and Selma (Stern) Roth.

Education

Student, University Illinois, Chicago, 1947-1950;Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1952.

Career

Worked at D'Ancona & Pflaum (Chicago, Illinois) specializing in Corporate, Estate Planning, Securities Law. Admitted to the bar, 1952, Illinois. Order of the Coif. Managing Editor, University of Chicago Law Review, 1951-1952.

Law Clerk to Judge Luther M. Swygert, 1953-1954. President, American Jewish Congress Midwest Region, 1969-1973. President, Chicago Jewish Historical Society.

Membership

National vice president American Jewish Congress. President Chicago Jewish History Society. Director American Jewish History Society.

Member American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Chaya H. Roth, September 15, 1955. Children: Aaron H., Judith S., Miriam B.