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William John Essig, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1966, (United States District Court (southern district)) 1966, (United States District Court (no district)) 1981. Fellow: Life Management Institute; member: Chicago Bar Association.


Essig, William John was born on July 13, 1938 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of William Frederick and Grace Dorothea (Adelheit) Essig.


Bachelor, Yale University, 1959. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1965.


Attorney Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, 1965—1967. Title officer Pioneer National Title Insurance Corporation, Chicago, 1967—1969. Associate Ralph E. Brown, 1969—1971.

Assistant general counsel Benefit Trust Life Insurance Company, 1971—1985. Private practice, 1985—1986. Member Illinois State Scholarship Commission, since 1986.

With United States Army Reserve, 1961-1962.


Fellow: Life Management Institute. Member: Chicago Bar Association.


Married Agnes Constance Yodelis, July 13, 1968. Children: William Victor, Peter Frederick.