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Lawyer

William Gerrish Beale, American lawyer.

Background

Beale, William Gerrish was born on September 10, 1854 in Winthrop, Maine, United States. Son of William and Lucinda (Bacon) Beale.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin, 1877 (Doctor of Laws, 1912). Read law in office Williams & Thompson, Chicago.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1881, and entered practice at Chicago: head Isham, Lincoln & Beale. President Board of Education, Chicago, 1891-1892. Corporate Counsel, Chicago, 1895-1897.

One of 3 trustees holding majority of stock of Chicago Tribune under will of Joseph Medill, deceased. Trustee Chicago Elevated Rys. (Collateral Trust). Overseer Bowdoin College, 1912-1918, trustee, since 1918.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Caruthers, November 2, 1904.

father:
William Beale

mother:
Lucinda (Bacon) Beale

spouse:
Elizabeth Caruthers