Gavin, Richard Ignatius

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Richard Ignatius Gavin, lawyer;

born in: Chicago, Tuesday, November 16, 1875;

son of: Patrick J. Gavin and Katherine Gavin, nee: Katherine Burke

education: Master of Arts, St. Ignatius College, 1895; Bachelor of Laws, Chicago Law School, 1897;

married: Isabelle M. Gavin, nee: Isabelle M. White, of Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday, June 3, 1908.

Began as student of law with Collins, Goodrich, Vincent & Darrow in 1895,

and after dissolution of firm was with Goodrich, Vincent & Bradley, 1895-7;

admitted to Illinois Bar, 1897, and

engaged in practice with Armand F. Teefy until 1900;

then practiced alone;

in general practice with Theodore C. Mayer, as Gavin & Mayer, 1907-12;

practiced alone since 1912.

Member: American Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Lawyer's Association, American Irish Historical Society.



Member: Knights of Columbus, Chicago Lodge Elks.

Clubs: Mitchell Club, Evanston Country Club.

Lecturer on general subjects, in leading cities of the country;

contributor of special articles to old Chicago Chronicle, and has written for leading magazines, usually under pen name.

Office: 127 N. Dearborn Street.

Home: 7070 N. Ridge Avenue, 1917, 1919.

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917; Rogers Park Directory, 1919, page 29.