History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Poos, Omer
Born August 22, 1902, in Mt. Olive, IL
Died August 11, 1976

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 16, 1958, to a seat vacated by Charles G. Briggle. Confirmed by the Senate on August 19, 1958, and received commission on August 21, 1958. Served as chief judge, 1966-1972. Assumed senior status on August 31, 1973. Service terminated on August 11, 1976, due to death.

Education:
St. Louis University School of Law, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:
Private practice, Mt. Olive, Illinois, 1924-1939
Private practice, Hillsboro, Illinois, 1939-1958

 

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