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Record #: R2018-1254   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 11/14/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 11/14/2018
Title: Tribute to late Mark A. Braun
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Attachments: 1. R2018-1254.pdf



WHEREAS, Mark A. Braun has been called to eternal life by the wisdom of God at the age of 93; and


WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council has been informed of his passing by Alderman Edward M. Burke; and


WHEREAS, Mark A. Braun was a widely admired member of the legal community who specialized in workers compensation law cases; and


WHEREAS, Mark A. Braun w^s the much-adored father of Beth, Jane and Eric to whom he imparted many of the fine and noble qualities that he possessed in abundance; and


WHEREAS, Mark A. Braun was the dear brodier of Robert and Sister Jeanne Marie; and


WHEREAS, A native of Athens, Wisconsin, Mark A. Braun graduated from Marquette University and Loyola University School of Law; and


WHEREAS, Mark A. Braun briefed and argued more than 45 cases before the Illinois Supreme Court and the Appellate and Federal Courts and one before the United States Supreme Court; and


WHEREAS, Mark A. Braun was actively involved with Loyola University for more than 60 years from which he received the Medal of Excellence in 2014; and


WHEREAS, Mark A. Braun retired from practice in 2016 at the age of 91 after 68 years of dedication to the highest ideals of his profession; and


WHEREAS, The hard work and commitment'bf Mark A.T3raun serve as an example to all; now, therefore


BE IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and the members of the Chicago City Council, assembled this fourteenth day.of November, 2018, do hereby commemorate Mark A. Braun for his grace-filled life and do hereby express our condolences to his family; and



BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a suitable .parchment copy of this resolution be presented to the family of Mark A. Braun.

Alderman - 14'MVarrf