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educator , Lawyer

Wilber Griffith Katz, American Educator, lawyer. Episcopalian.

Background

Katz, Wilber Griffith was born on June 7, 1902 in Milwaukee. Son of George H. and Jessie (Griffith) Katz.

Education

AB, University of Wisconsin, 1923; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1926; Doctor of Juridical Science, Harvard University, 1930.

Career

With firm, Root, Clark, Buckner & Ballantine, New York City, 1927-1929; assistant professor Law, University of Chicago Law School, 1930-1933; associate professor, University of Chicago Law School, 1933-1936; professor, University of Chicago Law School, 1936-1962; dean Law School, University of Chicago Law School, 1939-1950; professor of law, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1962-1970.

Achievements

  • Episcopalian.

Connections

Son of George H. and Jessie (Griffith) K. M. Ruth Weaver, December 30, 1926. 1 daughter, Elisabeth Harris.

father:
George H. Katz

mother:
Jessie (Griffith) Katz

spouse:
Ruth Weaver