History of the Federal Judiciary


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Knoch, Winfred George
Born May 24, 1895, in Naperville, IL
Died May 23, 1983

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on April 27, 1953, to a new seat authorized by 64 Stat. 443. Confirmed by the Senate on May 13, 1953, and received commission on May 14, 1953. Service terminated on September 14, 1958, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 16, 1958, to a seat vacated by Walter C. Lindley. Confirmed by the Senate on August 19, 1958, and received commission on August 21, 1958. Assumed senior status on December 4, 1967. Service terminated on May 23, 1983, due to death.

Education:
DePaul University College of Law, LL.B., 1917

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, Infantry, 1917-1919
Private practice, Naperville, Illinois, 1917-1930
Assistant state's attorney, DuPage County, Illinois, 1922-1930
Judge, DuPage County [Illinois] Court, 1930-1939
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1939-1953

 

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