Fred Louis Wham

Personal

Birthday: 
6/15/1884
Birthplace: 
Marion County, IL
Date of Death: 
2/2/1967
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Fort Smith and Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1909-1915
Assistant solicitor, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1915-1917
Private practice, Centralia, Illinois, 1917-1927

Education

Name of School: 

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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1909

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Illinois
President Nominating: 
Calvin Coolidge
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/1/1927
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/3/1956
Termination Date: 
2/2/1967
Termination Reason: 
Death
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