History of the Federal Judiciary


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Finnegan, Philip J.
Born June 25, 1886, in Chicago, IL
Died January 4, 1959

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on April 8, 1949, to a seat vacated by William Morris Sparks. Confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1949, and received commission on May 5, 1949. Service terminated on January 4, 1959, due to death.

Education:
University of Chicago Law School, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1913-
Judge, Chicago [Illinois] Municipal Court, 1922-1929
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1929-1949

 

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