History of the Federal Judiciary


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Briggle, Charles Guy
Born January 27, 1883, in Rushville, IL
Died June 6, 1972

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on January 8, 1932, to a new seat authorized by 46 Stat. 1196. Confirmed by the Senate on January 20, 1932, and received commission on January 25, 1932. Served as chief judge, 1948-1958. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1958. Service terminated on June 6, 1972, due to death.

Education:
University of Illinois College of Law, LL.B., 1904

Professional Career:
Private practice, Morris, Illinois, 1905-1907
Private practice, Springfield, Illinois, 1907-1927
Master in chancery, Illinois Circuit Court, Sangamon County, 1917-1927
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Sangamon County, 1927-1932

 

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