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Darrah, John W.

Born December 11, 1938, in Chicago, IL
Died March 23, 2017

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 11, 2000, to a seat vacated by George M. Marovich. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 2000, and received commission on July 14, 2000. Assumed senior status on March 1, 2017. Service terminated on March 23, 2017, due to death.

Loyola University Chicago, B.S., 1965
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:

Attorney advisor, Federal Trade Commission, 1969-1971
Deputy public defender, DuPage County, Illinois, 1971-1973
Private practice, Illinois, 1971-1973, 1976-1986
Adjunct professor, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1972-
Assistant state's attorney, Illinois, 1973-1976
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, 1986-2000