Robert Dale Morgan

Personal

Birthday: 
5/27/1912
Birthplace: 
Peoria, IL
Date of Death: 
5/29/2002
Place of Death: 
Peoria, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Peoria, Illinois, 1937-1942, 1946-1967
Commissioner, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 1938-1946
U.S. Army, 1942-1946
Mayor, Peoria, Illinois, 1953-1957

Education

Name of School: 
Bradley University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1934
Name of School - Second: 

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 - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1937

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/12/1967
Termination Date: 
3/31/1979
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Court Name - Second: 

Illinois Central District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
3/31/1979
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
5/28/1982
Termination Date - Second: 
5/29/2002
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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