Ray Klingbiel

Ray Klingbiel

Ray I. Klingbiel (1901–1973) was the Chief Justice of Illinois in 1956–57, and again from 1964 to 1967. In 1969, while Klingbiel was still sitting on the Supreme Court of Illinois, a major Illinois scandal erupted when conspiracy theorist Sherman Skolnick revealed that Klingbiel and Chief Justice Roy J. Solfisburg, Jr. had corruptly accepted stock from the Civic Center Bank & Trust Company (CCB) of Chicago at the same time that litigation involving the CCB was pending at the Illinois Supreme Court. The scandal forced Klingbiel to resign.

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