Frederick Olen Mercer

Personal

Birthday: 
3/11/1901
Birthplace: 
Vermont, IL
Date of Death: 
4/3/1966
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant state`s attorney, Fulton County, Illinois, 1924-1926
Judge, Fulton County [Illinois] Court, 1926-1934
Private practice, Lewistown, Illinois, 1934-1940
Private practice, Canton, Illinois, 1940-1956

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: 
1924

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/19/1956
Termination Date: 
4/3/1966
Termination Reason: 
Death
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