History of the Federal Judiciary


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Lindberg, George Wakem
Born 1932 in Crystal Lake, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on September 21, 1989, to a seat vacated by Prentice H. Marshall. Confirmed by the Senate on November 3, 1989, and received commission on November 6, 1989. Assumed senior status on June 21, 2001.

Education:
Northwestern University, B.S., 1954
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1957

Professional Career:
Vice president/legal counsel, John E. Reid and Associates, Chicago, Illinois, 1955-1968
State representative, Illinois, 1967-1973
Private practice, Crystal Lake, Illinois, 1968-1973
Comptroller, State of Illinois, 1973-1977
Deputy attorney general, State of Illinois, 1977-1978
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, 1978-1989

 

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