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.

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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