Adam C. Cliffe

Personal

Birthday: 
6/25/1869
Birthplace: 
Sycamore, IL
Date of Death: 
6/12/1928
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Sycamore, Illinois, 1897-1920
State representative, Illinois
State senator, Illinois
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1920-1923

Education

Name of School: 

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1897

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Court Name: 

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Warren G. Harding
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/22/1922
Termination Date: 
6/12/1928
Termination Reason: 
Death
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