James L. Foreman

Personal

Birthday: 
5/12/1927
Birthplace: 
Metropolis, IL
Date of Death: 
6/3/2012
Place of Death: 
Paducah, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1945-1946
Private practice, Metropolis, Illinois, 1952-1972
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1953-1960
State`s attorney, Massac County, Illinois, 1960-1964

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1950
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: 
1952

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Illinois
President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/7/1972
Termination Date: 
3/31/1979
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
Court Name - Second: 

Illinois Southern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
3/31/1979
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
6/1/1992
Termination Date - Second: 
6/3/2012
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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