David E. Field, attorney at law and vice president of the Stem State Bank, is a well known citizen of Joliet.
He was born in the City of Grosswardein, Hungary, on April 29, 1889.
He was educated in the public schools and a technical school of his native land and came to the United States,
to Joliet, where he engaged for five years in architectural and mechanical engineering, and at the same time, took
special studies and examinations and was graduated from the public schools and the Joliet Township High School
of Joliet, in 1910, after which he entered the Law School of the University of Michigan, receiving his degree of
LL. B. in 1913, and was admitted to the Michigan and Illinois State Bars.
After graduation he became associated with the well known law firm of Aishuler, Putnam and James, of Aurora, Ill.,
after two years he returned to Joliet and established his own office, and was admitted to practice in the Federal
For some years he was a director of the Stern State Bank, of Joliet, and in 1926 became the active vice president
of said institution.
In 1914, Mr. Field was united in marriage with Miss Sadie Stern, a daughter of Ludwig and Rose (Stiglitz) Stern,
of their marriage one daughter, Rosalind, was born.
Mr. Field is a member of the Will County and the American Bar Associations, and is affiliated with Matteson Lodge
A. F. and A. M. No. 175 and the University of Michigan Alumni Association.
History of Will County, Illinois
By: August Maue
Historical Publishing Company
Will County, Il
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