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Edward H. Levi

Edward H. LeviAKA Edward Hirsch Levi

Born: 26-Jun-1911
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 7-Mar-2000
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Alzheimer's

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government, Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Attorney General, 1975-77

Father: Gerson B. Levi
Mother: Elsa B. Hirsch
Brother: Harry J. Levi
Brother: Julian Levi
Wife: Kate Sulzberger Hecht (m. 4-Jun-1946, three sons)
Son: John
Son: David F. Levi (law school dean, b. 1951)
Son: Michael

    University: PhB, University of Chicago (1932)
    Law School: JD, University of Chicago Law School (1935)
    Law School: JSD, Yale Law School (1938)
    Professor: University of Chicago Law School
    Administrator: Dean, University of Chicago Law School (1950-62)
    Administrator: Provost, University of Chicago (1962-68)
    Administrator: President, University of Chicago (1968-75)
    Professor: University of Chicago Law School (1977-)

    US Attorney General (1975-77)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences President
    American Bar Association
    American Judicature Society
    Illinois State Bar Association
    MacArthur Foundation Trustee
    Order of the Coif
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    French Legion of Honor

Author of books:
An Introduction to Legal Reasoning (1949, law)

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