History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

   Judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Tone, Philip Willis
Born April 9, 1923, in Chicago, IL
Died November 28, 2001, in Glenview, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 29, 1971, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on December 2, 1971, and received commission on January 26, 1972. Service terminated on May 17, 1974, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on April 22, 1974, to a seat vacated by Roger Joseph Kiley. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1974, and received commission on May 14, 1974. Service terminated on April 30, 1980, due to resignation.

Education:
University of Iowa, A.B., 1943
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1943-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Wiley B. Rutledge, Supreme Court of the United States, 1948-1949
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1949-1950
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1950-1972, 1980-

 

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