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Name Parkinson, William Lynn
City Lafayette
State IN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Parkinson, William Lynn
Born September 18, 1902, in Attica, IN
Died October 26, 1959

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 2, 1954, to a new seat authorized by 68 Stat. 8. Confirmed by the Senate on August 6, 1954, and received commission on August 6, 1954. Service terminated on September 9, 1957, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 21, 1957, to a seat vacated by Hardress Nathan Swaim. Confirmed by the Senate on August 22, 1957, and received commission on August 26, 1957. Service terminated on October 26, 1959, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1923

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lafayette, Indiana, 1923-1937
Judge, Indiana Circuit Court, Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit, 1937-1954

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