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Hibbler, William J.
Born August 7, 1946, in Kennedy, AL
Died March 19, 2012, in Richton Park, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 26, 1999, to a seat vacated by James H. Alesia. Confirmed by the Senate on April 15, 1999, and received commission on April 22, 1999. Service terminated on March 19, 2012, due to death.

Education:
University of Illinois at Chicago, B.S., 1969
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1973-1977, 1981-1986
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1977-1981
Associate judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1986-1999
Adjunct professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1989-1999

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 16, 1998; no Senate vote

 

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