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William Russell Arrington, American lawyer, corporation executive. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1963, Man of Year award Boys Club, 1976.

Background

Arrington, William Russell was born on July 4, 1906 in Gillespie, Illinois, United States. Son of William Parnell and Ethel Louise (Fanning) Arrington.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Illinois, 1928, Juris Doctor, 1930. Doctor of Laws, Lincoln College, 1973. Laureate, Lincoln Academy, 1973.

Career

Bar, 1930, senior member Arrington & Healy, Chicago, from 1944. Vice-president, director, general counsel Combined Insurance Company of America and related companies, 1939-1979, secretary, 1962-1979, senior general counsel, 1978-1979. Acting president, director Soy Bean Products Company, 1942-1945.

Director Alberto-Culver Company, 1964-1979, Elkay Manufacturing Company, 1964-1979, Bank of Chicago, 1954-1979, American Valuation Cons., 1974-1978. General attorney Ridgeville Park District, 1941-1957. Member Government's Illinois Revenue Study Commission, 1968-1969.

Member United States Advisory Commision on Intergovertl. Relations, 1969-1973. Member Council State Government, 1968-1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to educational journals.

Membership

Member Government's Illinois Revenue Study Commission, 1968-1969. Member United States Advisory Commision on Intergovertl. Relations, 1969-1973.

Member Council State Government, 1968-1972. Member Illinois House of Representatives, 4th Senatorial District, 1944-1954. Member Illinois Senate, 1954-1973.

Member Illinois Legislation Council, 1955-1973. Member Illinois Revenue Laws Study Commission, 1961-1963. Member Executive Committee National Conference State Legislation Leaders, 1965-1972.

Member intergovernmental relations committee National Legislation Conference, 1965-1972. Member Council State Govts., 1968-1972. Masonic Hospital, 1964-1979.

Member National Education Association (life), California Teachers Association (life), North Dakota Education Association (life), Hayward Chamber of Commerce (life), American Association School Adminstrs. (joint committee National School Bds. Association), California Association School Adminstrs., Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (nat. board, California president), National Society for Study Education, Scholia, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Ruth Browne, October 8, 1932. Children: Patricia Lee, Michael Browne, Admitted to Illinois.

father:
William Parnell Arrington

mother:
Ethel Louise (Fanning) Arrington

spouse:
Ruth Browne

child:
Patricia Lee Arrington

child:
Michael Browne Arrington

child:
Admitted to Ill Arrington