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Name Wham, Fred Louis
City Centralia
State IL
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:

Wham, Fred Louis
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wham, Fred Louis
Born June 15, 1884, in Marion County, IL
Died February 2, 1967

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Illinois
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on February 26, 1927, to a seat vacated by George W. English. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1927, and received commission on March 1, 1927. Served as chief judge, 1949-1956. Assumed senior status on March 3, 1956. Service terminated on February 2, 1967, due to death.

Education:
University of Illinois College of Law, LL.B., 1909

Professional Career:
Private practice, Fort Smith and Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1909-1915
Assistant solicitor, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1915-1917
Private practice, Centralia, Illinois, 1917-1927


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