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Murphy, G. Patrick

Born 1948 in Carbondale, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat vacated by William D. Stiehl. Confirmed by the Senate on April 2, 1998, and received commission on April 3, 1998. Served as chief judge, 2000-2007. Service terminated on December 1, 2013, due to retirement.

Southern Illinois University, B.S., 1974
Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:

U.S. Marine Corps, 1966-1969
Private practice, Marion, Illinois, 1978-1998, 2013-