Otto Kerner Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
8/15/1908
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Date of Death: 
5/9/1976
Place of Death: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1935-1947
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1947-1954
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1954-1961
Governor, Illinois, 1961-1968
Consultant, Special Services Center, Lewis University, 1975-1976

Education

Name of School: 
Brown University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1930
Name of School - Second: 

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 - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1934

Judicial Career

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

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/22/1968
Termination Date: 
7/22/1974
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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