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Riley, Paul E.

Born April 24, 1942, in Alton, IL
Died October 11, 2001, in Edwardsville, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 16, 1994, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on October 6, 1994, and received commission on October 7, 1994. Service terminated on October 11, 2001, due to death.

St. Louis University, B.S., 1964
St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1967

Professional Career:

Hearing examiner, Illinois Commerce Commission, 1968-1969
Private practice, Edwardsville, Illinois, 1969-1985
Assistant public defender, Madison County, Illinois, 1971-1982
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1985-1994; associate judge, 1985-1985; circuit judge, 1986-1994; chief judge, 1991