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Alesia, James Henry

Born July 16, 1934, in Chicago, IL
Died July 24, 2003, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 2, 1987, to a seat vacated by George N. Leighton. Confirmed by the Senate on May 19, 1987, and received commission on May 20, 1987. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on February 1, 1998. Service terminated on July 24, 2003, due to death.

Loyola University Chicago, B.S., 1956
Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:

Private practice, Chicago Heights, Illinois, 1960-1963
Attorney, Chicago & North Western Transportation Company, 1963-1970
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1970-1971
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1971-1973
Trial counsel, The Chessie System, 1973
Administrative law judge, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Social Security Administration, 1973-1980
Administrative law judge, U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, 1980-1982
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1982-1987