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Wise, Henry Seiler

Born July 16, 1909, in Mt. Carmel, IL
Died March 16, 1982, in Danville, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on August 17, 1966, to a seat vacated by Casper Platt. Confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 1966, and received commission on September 21, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1972-1978. Assumed senior status on March 31, 1978. Service terminated on March 31, 1979, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Reassigned on March 31, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 883. Service terminated on March 16, 1982, due to death.

Washington University in St. Louis, A.B., 1933
Washington University School of Law, LL.B., 1933

Professional Career:

Private practice, Danville, Illinois, 1934-1966
Commissioner, Illinois Court of Claims, 1949-1953
Member, Illinois Parole and Pardon Board, 1961-1966