Former Appellate Court Justice William Cousins Has Passed Away

January 22, 2018 12:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The ALA regrets to inform you that former Appellate Court Justice William Cousins passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the age of 90.


Justice Cousins had an illustrious career, which included graduating from Harvard Law School, serving in combat in the Korean War, and working as a prosecutor and in private practice. Later in his career, he was elected as a Chicago alderman and a judge in the circuit court of Cook County, and eventually became a justice of the Illinois Appellate Court.


For more about Justice Cousins’ life, please click here.


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