About Guy

  • Born April 27, 1938 - St. Joseph, Mo.
  • Raised in White Plains, N.Y.
  • Graduate of University of Illinois (BA, 1960) (LLB, 1962)
  • Has practiced law since 1962 in Bloomington, IL, which took him to most of the other counties of the 8th Judicial Circuit
  • Consultant on and participant in Abraham Lincoln: Prelude to the Presidency, an award-winning nationally distributed documentary produced by WILL-TV (PBS)
  • Co-curator of Prologue to the Presidency, a permanent exhibit at the David Davis Mansion, a state historical site in Bloomington, IL
  • Instructor at OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Illinois
  • From 2013 to 2017, served as Chairman of Looking for Lincoln, the action arm of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area
  • Currnetly Guy is acting as Chairman of the New Salem Committee of the Abraham Lincoln Association, which is working to rejuvenate and revitalize the iconic Lincoln site.
  • Resides in Bloomington with his wife, Ruth Ann. They have two sons, two daughters, and seven grandchildren
Guy has written and spoken extensively about Lincoln in the Circuit and has lead over 50 tours of the Circuit.

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