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William Edward Lane, American lawyer, inventor. Bar: Ill 1929, United States Supreme Court 1935, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1936, United States District Court Hawaii 1964. Member of American Bar Association, Wilmette Chamber of Commerce (past president), Lake County Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Elks (chairman board trustees 1960-1964, exalted ruler 1958-1959).

Background

Lane, William Edward was born on April 29, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edwin J. and Caroline Eisendrath Levi.

Education

Student, University Illinois, 1925—2026. Student, Northwestern University, 1931—1932. Bachelor of Laws, Chicago-Kent College Law, 1929.

Master of Laws, 1983. Juris Doctor, 1969.

Career

Partner Lane & Jacobson, Chicago, 1930—1936. Private practice, 1936—1942. Partner Lane, Duffy & Connell, 1946—1958, Lane & Terry, Wilmette, 1962—1983.

Member advisory board Attorney's Title Guaranty Company, Chicago, since 1983. Lecturer Patentee Solar Energy. Board directors Wilmette Visiting Nurse Association, 1962—1964.

Board directors New Trier Township Family Service Center, 1962—1965. With United States Army, 1942-1945.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ill 1929, United States Supreme Court 1935, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1936, United States District Court Hawaii 1964.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Wilmette Chamber of Commerce (past president), Lake County Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Elks (chairman board trustees 1960-1964, exalted ruler 1958-1959).

Connections

father:
Edwin J.

mother:
Caroline Eisendrath Levi