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Lawyer

Whitney Gillilland, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa and Wisconsin bars 1927. Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1962-1963), Federal Bar Association (president 1959-1960), Iowa Bar Association, Washington Foreign Law Society (president 1965-1966).

Background

Gillilland, Whitney was born on January 13, 1904 in Glenwood, Iowa, United States. Son of Shirley and Elsie (Moulton) Gillilland.

Education

Student, Iowa State College, 1922. Student, University Nebraska, 1926.

Career

Practice in, Iowa, 1927-1953, Washington, 1975-1987. Judge 15th Judicial District, 1938-1941. Assistant to secretary agriculture, 1953.

Chairman War Claims Commission, 1953-1954, Foreign Claims Settlement Commission United States, 1954-1959. Member Civil Aeronautics Board, 1959-1975, chairman, 1960-1961, vice chairman, 1969-1975. Member Administrv. Conference United States, 1961-1962, 69-75.

Chairman Iowa Republican Committee, 1947-1950. Chairman executive committee National Republican Strategy Committee, 1949.

Achievements

  • Bar: Iowa and Wisconsin bars 1927.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1962-1963), Federal Bar Association (president 1959-1960), Iowa Bar Association, Washington Foreign Law Society (president 1965-1966).

Connections

Married Virginia Wegmann, February 19, 1926. Children– William S., Thomas M.

father:
Shirley Gillilland

mother:
Elsie (Moulton) Gillilland

spouse:
Virginia Wegmann

child:
William S. Gillilland

child:
Thomas M. Gillilland