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Name Bauer, William Joseph
City Chicago
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bauer, William Joseph
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bauer, William Joseph
Born 1926 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 14, 1971, to a seat vacated by Joseph Samuel Perry. Confirmed by the Senate on November 8, 1971, and received commission on November 10, 1971. Service terminated on January 3, 1975, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Gerald Ford on December 11, 1974, to a seat vacated by Otto Kerner. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1974, and received commission on December 20, 1974. Served as chief judge, 1986-1993. Assumed senior status on October 31, 1994.

Elmhurst College, A.B., 1949
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1952

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1945-1947
Assistant state's attorney, DuPage County, Illinois, 1952-1956
Private practice, Illinois, 1953-1964
Instructor, Elmhurst College, 1952-1959
First assistant state's attorney, DuPage County, Illinois, 1956-1958
State's attorney, DuPage County, Illinois, 1959-1964
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, 1964-1970
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1970-1971

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-IN-0002 : Timberlake v. Buss
EE-IL-0268 : Lewis v. City of Chicago
EE-IL-0285 : Cooper v. IBM Personal Pension Plan
EE-IL-0298 : Bennett v. Schmidt
EE-IL-0321 : Walker v. Monsanto Co. Pension Plan
EE-IL-0328 : Groesch v. City of Springfield
EE-WI-0058 : International Union v. Johnson Controls, Inc.
IM-IL-0013 : Shvartsman v. Callahan
JC-IL-0010 : Levka v. City of Chicago
JC-IL-0011 : Jane Does v. City of Chicago
JC-IL-0012 : Tikalski v. City of Chicago
JC-IL-0018 : Hoffman v. City of Chicago
JC-IL-0023 : Kraushaar v. Flanigan
JC-IL-0043 : Harper v. Sheriff of Cook County
JC-IN-0019 : Kress v. CCA of Tennessee
PC-IL-0013 : South v. Rowe
PC-IL-0015 : Smith v. Fairman
PC-IL-0022 : Bruscino v. Carlson
PC-IL-0023 : Westefer v. Snyder
PC-IN-0007 : Hendrix v. Farley
PC-IN-0008 : Moore v. Final Reviewing Auth.
PH-IL-0001 : Gautreaux v. Chicago Housing Authority
PN-IL-0003 : Chavez v. Illinois State Police
PN-IL-0007 : Alliance to End Repression v. City of Chicago
SD-IL-0001 : People Who Care v. Rockford Board of Education

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