Wilbur Frank Pell Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
12/6/1915
Birthplace: 
Shelbyville, IN
Date of Death: 
9/25/2000
Place of Death: 
Evanston, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Shelbyville, Indiana, 1940-1942, 1946-1970
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Birmingham, Alabama, 1942-1945
Deputy attorney general, State of Indiana, 1952-1955

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, December 15, 1969; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Indiana University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1937
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1940

Judicial Career

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

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/24/1970
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/31/1984
Termination Date: 
9/25/2000
Termination Reason: 
Death
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