Chicago Law Institute - Illinois 1885

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Beautiful certificate from the Chicago Law Institute issued in 1885. This historic document was printed by Shober & Caequeville Litho Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an eagle. This item has the signatures of the Institute's President, (J.K. Edwall) Treasurer (William H. Holden) and Secretary (Frank Coller) and is over 122 years old. is a name you can TRUST!
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HOLDEN, William Hiram, lawyer; b. Chicago, June 6, 1843; s. Charles N. and Frances W. (Woodbury) Holden; ed. public schools of Chicago; grad. West Division High School, 1861, and from Union College of Law, 1,1, K,, 1866; m. July 17, 1867, Sarah J. Réveil (sister of Mrs. Dwight L. Moody, wife of the famous evangelist); children: Charles Revel!, Ethel Réveil, and 2 now deceased. Admitted to bar, 1866, and since then in active general practice of law; now senior of law flrm of Holden & Buzzell. Associate mem. Chicago Real Estate Board; mem. Chicago Bar Assn. and Illinois Bar Assn.; treas. Chicago Law Institute for 21 years and now its librarian. Baptist; ex-trustee of the Univ. of Chicago; trustee of the Baptist Theological Union and the Y. M. C. A.; près, and dir. of the Bible Institute Colportage Assn.; ex-pres. board of trustees of 2d Baptist Church of Chicago and for 30 years supt. of its Sunday School; now honorary supt. Office: 140 Dearborn St. Residence: 1143 Forest Av., Evanston. The Book of Chicagoans: A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men of the City of Chicago By John W. Leonard