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Lawyer

Walter Victor Leen, American lawyer. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.; Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, National Association College and University Attorneys (a founder), Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Order Wig and Robe, Zeta Beta Tau, Phi Sigma Delta.; Club: Quadrangle (Chicago.

Background

Leen, Walter Victor was born on January 13, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry and Sadie (Izaks) Leen.

Education

Student, U. Mich.

Career

Bar: Illinois bar 1934. Associate firm Sidney J. and Arthur Wolf, Chicago, 1934-1939. Special attorney Illinois Department Revenue, 1939-1941.

Legal counsel Golan Wine, Inc., Los Angeles, 1942. Individual practice, Chicago, 1946-1947. Staff assistant Law School, University of Chicago, 1947-1948.

Legal counsel Special Construction Staff, 1948-1950, member legal department, 1950-1953, associate legal counsel, 1953-1962, secretary board of trustees, general counsel, 1962-1977, special assistant to president, 1977-1978, individual practice, Chicago, from 1979. Board editors: University of Chicago Law Rev, 1933-1934. Board of directors, officer Country Home Convalescent Children, 1962-1978.

Trustee Chicago Sinai Congregation, from 1976, treasurer, from 1979.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, National Association College and University Attorneys (a founder), Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Order Wig and Robe, Zeta Beta Tau, Phi Sigma Delta. Club: Quadrangle (Chicago.

Connections

Married Molly S. Sheras, June 26, 1948.

father:
Harry Leen

mother:
Sadie (Izaks) Leen

spouse:
Molly S. Sheras