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FitzHenry, Louis
Born January 13, 1870, in Bloomington, IL
Died November 18, 1935, in Normal, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on July 1, 1918, to a seat vacated by J. Otis Humphrey. Confirmed by the Senate on July 6, 1918, and received commission on July 6, 1918. Service terminated on October 3, 1933, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 3, 1933, to a seat vacated by George True Page. Confirmed by the Senate on June 10, 1933, and received commission on June 16, 1933. Service terminated on November 18, 1935, due to death.

Education:
Illinois Wesleyan University Law School, LL.B., 1897

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bloomington, Illinois, 1897-1907, 1915-1918
City attorney, Bloomington, Illinois, 1907-1911
U.S. representative from Illinois, 1913-1915

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