History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
McLaren, Richard Wellington
Born April 21, 1918, in Chicago, IL
Died February 25, 1976, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on December 2, 1971, to a seat vacated by Julius J. Hoffman. Confirmed by the Senate on December 2, 1971, and received commission on January 26, 1972. Service terminated on February 25, 1976, due to death.

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1939
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1942

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1942, 1946-1949
U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1942-1946
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1950-1969
Assistant attorney general, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1969-1972

 

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