Joseph Samuel Perry

Personal

Birthday: 
11/30/1896
Birthplace: 
Carbon Hill, AL
Date of Death: 
2/18/1984
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1918-1919
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1928-1933
Master in chancery, Illinois Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1933-1937
Private practice, Wheaton, Illinois, 1933-1937, 1943-1951
State senator from Forty-First District, Illinois, 1937-1943
Illinois Militia, 1942-1944
Public administrator, DuPage County, Illinois, 1949-1951

Education

Name of School: 
University of Alabama
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1923
Name of School - Second: 
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1925
Name of School - Third: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1927

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/22/1951
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/29/1971
Termination Date: 
2/18/1984
Termination Reason: 
Death
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