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Stone, Theodore, 1895-1962



  • Existence: 1895 - 1962


Theodore Stone was born October 23, 1895 at Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Chicago's Wendell Phillips High School in 1913 and enrolled in the Northwestern University School of Law in 1914. Stone took his Bachelor of Laws degree from Northwestern in 1917. A distinguished student, he was a member of the Northwestern chapter of the Order of the Coif, the law school honorary society. Soon after his graduation, Stone joined the United States Army and served to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the infantry. He left military service in 1919.

A career attorney, Stone was a principal member of the Chicago firm Stone, Epstein, Lynch and Fitzgerald. He served as special counsel for the Cook County Clean Streams Committee and was a member of the American and Chicago Bar Associations. He was an active and prominent member of the K.A.M. (Kehilath Anshe Maariv) Congregation in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Stone died on May 14, 1962. He left a widow, Esther Rosalie Stone, and three sons: Richard, Walter and James.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Theodore Stone (1895-1962) Papers

Identifier: 17/36

The series includes one folder of general biographical materials and four volumes of Stone's notes from School of Law courses. Bound after the completion of his studies, the notes are found in a loose alphabetical arrangement by course subject or title. They are handwritten and meticulous and represent a record of the School of Law curriculum during the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1914-1917