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Warren Lloyd Swanson

lawyer , writer

Warren Lloyd Swanson, American lawyer, writer. Bar: Illinois 1957, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1958, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1959. Recipient John Howard Association Distinguished Service award, 1961, 63.

Background

Swanson, Warren Lloyd was born on September 2, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Martin W. and Esther Swanson.

Education

Bachelor, University Chicago, 1953. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1957.

Career

Lecturer Northwestern University Law School, 1958-1959. Partner Stoffels & Swanson, Chicago, 1959-1963. Special assistant states attorney Cook County, Illinois, 1960-1962.

Sole practice Chicago, 1963-1980. Partner Swanson, Ross & Block, 1980-1984, Swanson & Brown, Palos Heights, Illinois, from 1984. City attorney Palos Heights, Illinois, since 1959, co-counsel City of Park Ridge, 1957-1963.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1957, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1958, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1959.

Works

book Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character (Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago) book Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain

Membership

President Easter Seal Society Metropolitan Chicago, 1970-1974. Member Chicago Crime Commission, since 1963. Trustee Illinois State History Preservation Agency, since 1994.

Member, director Congressional liaison chairman national committee Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, since 1994. Director Lawson House Young Men's Christian Association. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Writer Guild American, Cliff Dwellers Club (board directors), Chicago Yacht Club.

Connections

Married Rosalie Elaine Simpson, June 23, 1963. 1 son, Christopher; married Kathryn Ann Jasperson, October 16, 1979 (deceased September 1986).

father:
Martin W.

mother:
Esther Swanson

spouses:
Rosalie Elaine Simpson

Kathryn Ann Jasperson