William J. Hibbler

Personal

Birthday: 
8/7/1946
Birthplace: 
Kennedy, AL
Date of Death: 
3/19/2012
Place of Death: 
Richton Park, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant state`s attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1973-1977, 1981-1986
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1977-1981
Associate judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1986-1999
Adjunct professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1989-1999

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 16, 1998; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1969
Name of School - Second: 

DePaul University's College of Law

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/22/1999
Termination Date: 
3/19/2012
Termination Reason: 
Death
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