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Personal

Birthday: 
2/27/1900
Birthplace: 
Sandwich, IL
Date of Death: 
3/10/1986
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1918
Private practice, Sandwich, Illinois, 1924-1925
City attorney, Sandwich, Illinois, 1925-1928
Corporation counsel, Sycamore, Illinois, 1928
State`s attorney, DeKalb County, Illinois, 1928-1940
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1940-1942
Judge, DeKalb County [Illinois] Court, 1942-1952
Attorney general, State of Illinois, 1952-1959

Education

Name of School: 

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1924

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Court Name: 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/30/1959
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/28/1970
Termination Date: 
3/10/1986
Termination Reason: 
Death
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