Casper Platt
Casper Platt (June 6, 1892 – September 16, 1965) was a United States federal judge.Born in Danville, Illinois, Platt received a B.A. from the University of Illinois in 1914 and a J.D. from the U...
Buckner Stith Morris
Buckner Stith Morris (August 19, 1800 – December 16, 1879) served as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1838–1839) for the Whig Party.Morris married Evelina Barker in Kentucky in 1832 and the couple mo...
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William H. Gest
William Harrison Gest (January 7, 1838 - August 9, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Jacksonville, Illinois, Gest moved with his parents to Rock Island in 1842.He was graduated fro...
Anne M. Burke
Anne Marie Burke, (née McGlone; born February 3, 1944) is an Illinois Supreme Court Justice for the First Judicial District (Cook County, Illinois). Burke was appointed to the Illinois Appellate Court...
Richard M. Young
Richard Montgomery Young (February 20, 1798 – November 28, 1861) was a U.S. Senator from Illinois.Young was born in Fayette County, Kentucky and was admitted to the bar in 1816. In 18...
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Roy Solfisburg
Roy J. Solfisburg, Jr. (1912–1991) was the Chief Justice of Illinois for the 1962-63 term and again from 1967 to 1969. Solfisburg was elected to the Illinois Supreme Court in 1960, the first time in t...
David J. Baker, Jr.
David Jewett Baker, Jr. (November 20, 1834 – March 13, 1899), the son of David J. Baker, was a justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois. Born in Kaskaskia, Illinois, Baker was an Illinois state court ...
Edith S. Sampson
Edith Spurlock Sampson (October 13, 1898 – October 8, 1979) was an American lawyer and judge, and the first Black U.S. delegate appointed to the United Nations.
Sampson was one of eight children ...
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David McCulloch (judge)
David McCulloch (January 25, 1832 – September 17, 1907) was a prominent Illinois lawyer and judge.
David McCulloch was born on January 25, 1832, in Big Spring, Pennsylvania. He was educated in a ...
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James M. Barnes (congressman)
James M. Barnes (January 9, 1899 – June 8, 1958) was a Member of the US House of Representatives from Illinois and Administrative Assistant to Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry...
John Peter Altgeld
John Peter Altgeld (December 30, 1847 – March 12, 1902) was an American politician and the 20th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1893 until 1897. He was the first Democrat to govern that state since...
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Thomas Drummond (judge)
Thomas Drummond (October 16, 1809 - May 15, 1890), was a United States federal judge.Born in Bristol Mills, Maine, Drummond graduated from Bowdoin College in 1830, and read law to enter the Bar in Phi...
Joseph Sam Perry
Joseph Samuel Perry (November 30, 1896 – February 18, 1984) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Born in Carbon Hill, Alabama, Perry was t...
John Albert Nordberg
John Albert Nordberg (born 1926) is a retired United States federal judge.Nordberg was born in Evanston, Illinois, spending his professional life in this state. He studied at Carleton College and from...
Edgar A. Jonas
Edgar Allan Jonas (October 14, 1885 - November 14, 1965) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Mishicot, Wisconsin, Jonas attended the public schools and graduated from the Manitowoc County ...
William Louis Beatty
William Louis Beatty (September 4, 1925 – July 22, 2001) was a United States federal judge.Born in Mendota, Illinois, Beatty was in the United States Army during World War II, from 1943 to 1946,...
Henry Thomas Rainey
Henry Thomas Rainey (August 20, 1860 – August 19, 1934) was a prominent U.S. politician during the first third of the 20th century. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1903 to...
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Bernard Martin Decker
Bernard Martin Decker (April 2, 1904 – November 3, 1993) was a United States federal judge.Born in Highland Park, Illinois, Decker received an A.B. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Cham...
Nicholas E. Worthington
Nicholas Ellsworth Worthington (March 30, 1836 - March 4, 1916) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Brooke County, Virginia (now West Virginia), Worthington was graduated from Allegheny Co...
Richard Bevan Austin
Richard Bevan Austin (January 23, 1901 – February 7, 1977) was a United States federal judge.Born in Chicago, Illinois, Austin received a Ph.B. from Denison University in 1923 and a J.D. from th...
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Ray Klingbiel
Ray I. Klingbiel (1901–1973) was the Chief Justice of Illinois in 1956–57, and again from 1964 to 1967. In 1969, while Klingbiel was still sitting on the Supreme Court of Illinois, a major Illinois s...
Roger Joseph Kiley
Roger Joseph Kiley (October 23, 1900 – September 6, 1974) was a United States federal judge.Born in Chicago, Illinois, Kiley received an LL.B. from Notre Dame Law School in 1923. He was a Colleg...
Charles E. Freeman
Charles E. Freeman (born 1933) is an American attorney and first district justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. He was elected to his position on the court on November 6, 1990, becoming its first Afr...
Julius Howard Miner
Julius Howard Miner (May 25, 1896 – March 13, 1963) was a United States federal judge.Minor was born in Lubon, Russia on May 25, 1896. He received an LL.B. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1917 and...
John James McDannold
John James McDannold (August 28, 1851 – February 3, 1904) was a Democrat and State court judge in Illinois in 1886. From 1893 to 1895, he was the U.S. Representative from Illinois' 12th District.
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