Typewritten carbon copy of an autobiography by R. J. Heilman, born in Jefferson County, Wis. Included is information on his ancestors in the Heilman and Lee families; his wife's ancestors in the Dunbar and Nordvi families; his education at the University of Wisconsin; military service in the U.S. during World War I; his legal career in private practice, as a law school faculty member at numerous colleges, and working for various federal agencies in Washington, D.C.; service in the Inspector General's Office in World War II in Europe; and his assignment to duties related to war crimes trials after the war.
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