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

Shaw, Elwyn Riley
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Shaw, Elwyn Riley
Born October 19, 1888, in Lyndon, IL
Died July 18, 1950

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 7, 1944, to a seat vacated by Charles Edgar Woodward. Confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1944, and received commission on May 9, 1944. Service terminated on July 18, 1950, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1910

Professional Career:
Private practice, Freeport, Illinois, 1910-
Justice, Illinois Supreme Court, 1933-1942; chief justice, 1938-1939
Member, National Railway Labor Panel, 1943


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