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Juergens, William George

Born September 7, 1904, in Steeleville, IL
Died December 7, 1988

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 7, 1956, to a seat vacated by Fred L. Wham. Confirmed by the Senate on June 21, 1956, and received commission on June 22, 1956. Served as chief judge, 1965-1972. Assumed senior status on April 26, 1972. Service terminated on March 31, 1979, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Reassigned on March 31, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 883. Service terminated on December 7, 1988, due to death.

Carthage College, A.B., 1925
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, Chester, Illinois, 1928-1938
City attorney, Chester, Illinois, 1930-1938
Judge, Randolph County [Illinois] Court, 1938-1950
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1951-1956