Julius Lytton


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 6:06 pm
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Julius M. Lytton, 99, of East Moline, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Temple Emanuel, Davenport. Burial will be at Tri-City Jewish Cemetery, Davenport. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple Emanuel, Davenport. Arrangements are entrusted to Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island.
Julius was born Aug. 10, 1913, in Chicago, a son of Morris and Minnie Friedman Litvin. He attended and graduated from DePaul University Law School in 1935.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Julius married Beverly J. Stewart on Feb. 4, 1940, in Chicago. She preceded him in death on Oct. 26, 2003.
Julius practiced law in Chicago before moving to the Quad-Cities in 1947. He practiced law locally until 2005, when he retired at the age of 92.
Julius was a member of Temple Emanuel, Davenport, American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Rock Island County Bar Association and East Moline Rotary Club.
Surviving are his son, Tom Lytton, and his wife, Mary Lind, Moline; one granddaughter, Emilie Lytton, and her husband, Brian Dout, University City, Mo.
Julius was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and two brothers, Daniel Litvin and Albert Litvin.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 




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