Storyteller: Erlenborn, John
Interviewer: Saunders, Don
Date of interview: 2002-07-30
Topics: LSC: General
Geo, US: IL
NEJL I.D.: NEJL-009.075
Georgetown status: Transcript yes and Video online
Link to NEJL page: http://hdl.handle.net/10822/711842
NEJL AV link: https://repository.library.georgetown.edu/handle/10822/711842
Transcript link: Transcript
Transcript status: DeleteMeSoon
Consortium status: Gtn info copied
Abstract: Interview conducted in Washington, D.C.
Biographical / Historical
John Neal Erlenborn (February 8, 1927 – October 30, 2005) was a lawyer and a former Republican member of the U.S. Congressional Delegations from Illinois, representing the 14th (then after 1980s redistricting the 13th) district.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Erlenborn was a graduate of Loyola University Chicago (1945-49) and Loyola University Chicago School of Law (1949).
He represented his district for twenty years, from January 1965 to January 1985, a period which began with the 89th U.S. Congress. He retired after serving in the 98th U.S. Congress.
He subsequently became an adjunct faculty member of the Georgetown University Law Center, and served as a board member for the Legal Services Corporation from 1989 to 2001, and as interim president of the LSC from 2001-2003.
He died on October 30, 2005.