Alfred Younges Kirkland Sr.

Personal

Birthday: 
10/6/1917
Birthplace: 
Elgin, IL
Date of Death: 
3/19/2004
Place of Death: 
Elgin, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1943
U.S. Army lieutenant, Infantry, 1943-1946
Private practice, Elgin, Illinois, 1946-1973
Special assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1969-1973
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1973-1974

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

University of Illinois College of Law

Established more than a century ago, the College shares the world-class reputation of the University of Illinois. One of 16 colleges, schools, and institutes on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus, the law school is consistently ranked among the nation's top 10 public law schools and a peer of the nation's private elite. You'll find the College of Law to be a unique blend of tradition and innovation, attributes you might expect from a college sharing space with the birthplace of the light-emitting diode and the first graphical Web browser.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1943

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Gerald Ford
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/21/1974
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/30/1979
Termination Date: 
3/19/2004
Termination Reason: 
Death
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