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Reynaldo Glover

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Profession

Category:
BusinessMakers
LawMakers
Occupation(s):
Corporate Chief Executive
Corporate General Counsel

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Sky Blue, Green
Favorite Food:
Chili
Favorite Time of Year:
Spring
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Farms in Michigan
Favorite Quote:
Never Give Up, Never Surrender

Birthplace

Born:
3/2/1943
Birth Location:
Chicago, Indiana

Profession

Category:
BusinessMakers
LawMakers
Occupation(s):
Corporate Chief Executive
Corporate General Counsel

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Sky Blue, Green
Favorite Food:
Chili
Favorite Time of Year:
Spring
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Farms in Michigan
Favorite Quote:
Never Give Up, Never Surrender

Birthplace

Born:
3/2/1943
Birth Location:
Chicago
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Biography

Attorney Reynaldo P. Glover was born in Chicago, Illinois, on March 2, 1943, the second of six children. After graduating from high school, Glover went to Nashville, Tennessee, to attend Fisk University. In 1965, he enrolled in Harvard Law School, earning an LL.B. degree in 1968.

One of the galvanizing moments in Glover’s life came in 1965, while taking the Selective Service exam, when the examiner refused to believe that Glover was attending Harvard University. Glover realized that no amount of education that he had could dissuade some people from their prejudices. Following his graduation, Glover went to work for the Law Students Civil Rights Research Council, where he became the national executive director. By 1976, Glover had left New York for Chicago, and was a general partner at the law firm of Isham, Lincoln & Beale, where he remained until 1987. He left to become a partner at Jenner & Block, and in 1991 joined the firm of Miller, Shakman, Hamilton. He became counsel to Piper Rudnick. Glover left Miller, Shakman, Hamilton in 1994 and became vice president and general counsel to TLC Beatrice International Holdings in New York, and in 1999 became president of the renamed TLC-LC.

Under the leadership of Glover, TLC-LC saw substantial profit growth, and he was responsible for all of the firm’s worldwide legal activities. He served as the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, was a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the American Scuba Divers Association.

Glover and his wife, Pamela, have four children.

Glover passed away on November 27, 2007 at the age of 64.

Glover was interviewed by The HistoryMakers on February 27, 2003.

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  • Tape: 1 Story: 1 - Slating of Reynaldo Glover's interview
  • Tape: 1 Story: 2 - Reynaldo Glover lists his favorites
  • Tape: 1 Story: 3 - Reynaldo Glover describes his mother's family background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 4 - Reynaldo Glover describes his mother's personality
  • Tape: 1 Story: 5 - Reynaldo Glover describes his father
  • Tape: 1 Story: 6 - Reynaldo Glover describes his maternal grandfather going bankrupt
  • Tape: 1 Story: 7 - Reynaldo Glover describes his family's move back to Gary, Indiana
  • Tape: 1 Story: 8 - Reynaldo Glover describes the sights, sounds, and smells of his childhood
  • Tape: 1 Story: 9 - Reynaldo Glover describes his childhood experiences in Gary, Indiana
  • Tape: 1 Story: 10 - Reynaldo Glover describes what type of student he was in grade school
  • Tape: 1 Story: 11 - Reynaldo Glover describes his early interest in African American history
  • Tape: 1 Story: 12 - Reynaldo Glover talks about attending Peter's Rock Baptist Church in Gary, Indiana, pt. 1
  • Tape: 2 Story: 1 - Reynaldo Glover talks about attending Peter's Rock Baptist Church in Gary, Indiana, pt. 2
  • Tape: 2 Story: 2 - Reynaldo Glover talks about how his grandfather's bankruptcy affected his family
  • Tape: 2 Story: 3 - Reynaldo Glover talks about his ambition to attend college
  • Tape: 2 Story: 4 - Reynaldo Glover describes his experience at Gary Roosevelt High School in Gary, Indiana
  • Tape: 2 Story: 5 - Reynaldo Glover describes his experience playing football at Gary Roosevelt High School in Gary, Indiana
  • Tape: 2 Story: 6 - Reynaldo Glover describes his experience playing basketball at Gary Roosevelt High School in Gary, Indiana, pt. 1
  • Tape: 2 Story: 7 - Reynaldo Glover describes his experience playing basketball at Gary Roosevelt High School in Gary, Indiana, pt. 2
  • Tape: 2 Story: 8 - Reynaldo Glover talks about his decision to attend Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Tape: 2 Story: 9 - Reynaldo Glover describes enrolling at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Tape: 2 Story: 10 - Reynaldo Glover describes playing basketball at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Tape: 2 Story: 11 - Reynaldo Glover describes being challenged to become a good student at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Tape: 3 Story: 1 - Reynaldo Glover describes the teachers and students who inspired him at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, pt. 1
  • Tape: 3 Story: 2 - Reynaldo Glover describes the teachers and students who inspired him at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, pt. 2
  • Tape: 3 Story: 3 - Reynaldo Glover reflects on the intellectual environment at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Tape: 3 Story: 4 - Reynaldo Glover describes his experience at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Tape: 3 Story: 5 - Reynaldo Glover describes an epiphany he had at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Tape: 3 Story: 6 - Reynaldo Glover describes his decision to attend Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Tape: 3 Story: 7 - Reynaldo Glover describes the competitive environment at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, pt. 1
  • Tape: 3 Story: 8 - Reynaldo Glover describes the competitive environment at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, pt. 2
  • Tape: 3 Story: 9 - Reynaldo Glover describes the difference between analytical thinking and creative thinking
  • Tape: 4 Story: 1 - Reynaldo Glover describes graduating from Harvard Law School in 1968
  • Tape: 4 Story: 2 - Reynaldo Glover talks about his father
  • Tape: 4 Story: 3 - Reynaldo Glover describes his experience as Executive Director of the Law Students Civil Rights Research Council
  • Tape: 4 Story: 4 - Reynaldo Glover talks about his naive understanding of the Civil Rights Movement in 1968
  • Tape: 4 Story: 5 - Reynaldo Glover describes witnessing an election in Bolivar County, Mississippi, pt. 1
  • Tape: 4 Story: 6 - Reynaldo Glover describes witnessing an election in Bolivar County, Mississippi, pt. 2
  • Tape: 4 Story: 7 - Reynaldo Glover describes leaving civil rights law to focus on corporate and commercial law
  • Tape: 4 Story: 8 - Reynaldo Glover talks about his experience as one of the few black corporate lawyers in Chicago, Illinois
  • Tape: 4 Story: 9 - Reynaldo Glover talks about his volunteer organizations
  • Tape: 4 Story: 10 - Reynaldo Glover describes his experience working with the City Colleges of Chicago in the 1980s
  • Tape: 5 Story: 1 - Reynaldo Glover talks about the importance of black businesses in creating social change
  • Tape: 5 Story: 2 - Reynaldo Glover talks about developing a commercial infrastructure to support African American leadership
  • Tape: 5 Story: 3 - Reynaldo Glover describes how helplessness and fatalism prevent social change
  • Tape: 5 Story: 4 - Reynaldo Glover talks about his commitment to supporting future generations, pt. 1
  • Tape: 5 Story: 5 - Reynaldo Glover talks about his commitment to supporting future generations, pt. 2
  • Tape: 5 Story: 6 - Reynaldo Glover talks about providing financial security for black leaders
  • Tape: 5 Story: 7 - Reynaldo Glover describes his role as president of TLC Beatrice International Holdings
  • Tape: 5 Story: 8 - Reynaldo Glover describes TLC Beatrice International Holdings
  • Tape: 5 Story: 9 - Reynaldo Glover describes his experience with TLC Beatrice International Holdings
  • Tape: 5 Story: 10 - Reynaldo Glover reflects upon his legacy
  • Tape: 6 Story: 1 - Reynaldo Glover describes how he would like to be remembered
  • Tape: 6 Story: 2 - Reynaldo Glover narrates his photographs