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Robert Kratovil was born May 21, 1910 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He received his LL.B. degree in 1933 from DePaul University. In 1939 he became an instructor in real estate law at the American Savings and Loan Institute. From 1947 to 1959 he was an instructor at the DePaul University College of Law. In 1959 he became chief title officer of the Chicago Title and Trust Co, and in 1962 general counsel of the Chicago Title Insurance Company.
[Source: Barbara Harte & Carolyn Riley (eds.), Contemporary Authors 658 (Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1981)(Volume 5-8: First Revision]
How lonely are the nights since you have died,
["Night Thoughts," Robert Kratovil, Evanston, Illinois, in the American Bar Association Journal, vol. 63 (1)(January, 1977), p. 148]
Musings on Rising Interest
O, don't distrust the creditor!
[60 A.B.A. J. 988 (1974)]
Robert Kratovil, Real Estate Law (Prentice-Hall, 1946)(Prentice-Hall, 1949)(Prentice-Hall, 3rd ed., 1961)(Prentice-Hall, 1965)(Prentice-Hall, 6th ed., 1974)(Prentice-Hall, 7th ed., 1979)(Prentice-Hall, 8th ed., 1983)(Prentice-Hall, 1988)(Prentice Hall, 10th ed., 1993) [Robert Kratovil & Raymond Werner, Real Estate Law (South Western College Publishing, 2001)]
____________, Modern Mortgage Law and Practice (Prentice-Hall, 1972)
____________, Modern Estate Documentation (Prentice Hall, 1975)(Prentice Hall, 1978)
Robert Kratovil & Ruth Kratovil, Buying, Owning, And Selling A Home In The 1980s (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1981)