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 Harold Willis Glassen

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Harold Willis Glassen

Birth
Montfort, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
Death
26 Aug 1992 (aged 86)
Clinton County, Michigan, USA
Burial
DeWitt, Clinton County, Michigan, USA
Plot
Apostle
Memorial ID
132918413 View Source

Hal Glassen was a World War II veteran, a lawyer, a competitive shooter, a gun collector, a game hunter, and a wildlife conservationist. He served as president of the National Rifle Association from 1967 to 1969, served on the board of directors for the U.S. Olympic Committee and the U.S. Defense Department's National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, admitted to the bar in Michigan in 1930 and practiced law for 62 years as a partner in the Lansing law firm of Glassen, Rhead, McLean, Campbell & Schumacher. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel. A staunch advocate of hunter safety training, he is memorialized by the Hal Glassen Award, presented annually by the Michigan United Conservation Clubs. Before his death, Hal and his wife, Jean, established the Glassen Foundation to continue the the work thay had dedicated their lives to. He was the son of Milton Warner GLASSEN and Irilla S. ANDREWS. (Contributed by Alice Marie Beard)

Hal Glassen was a World War II veteran, a lawyer, a competitive shooter, a gun collector, a game hunter, and a wildlife conservationist. He served as president of the National Rifle Association from 1967 to 1969, served on the board of directors for the U.S. Olympic Committee and the U.S. Defense Department's National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, admitted to the bar in Michigan in 1930 and practiced law for 62 years as a partner in the Lansing law firm of Glassen, Rhead, McLean, Campbell & Schumacher. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel. A staunch advocate of hunter safety training, he is memorialized by the Hal Glassen Award, presented annually by the Michigan United Conservation Clubs. Before his death, Hal and his wife, Jean, established the Glassen Foundation to continue the the work thay had dedicated their lives to. He was the son of Milton Warner GLASSEN and Irilla S. ANDREWS. (Contributed by Alice Marie Beard)


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