University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
 
Name Adair, Jackson Leroy
City East St. Louis
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born February 23, 1887, in Clayton, IL
Died January 19, 1956

Federal Judicial
... read more
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born February 23, 1887, in Clayton, IL
Died January 19, 1956

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 24, 1937, to a seat vacated by J. Earl Major. Confirmed by the Senate on April 20, 1937, and received commission on April 27, 1937. Service terminated on January 19, 1956, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1911

Professional Career:

Private practice, Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1912-1914
City attorney, Quincy, Illinois, 1915-1916
State's attorney, Adams County, Illinois, 1916-1920, 1924-1928
Private practice, Adams County, Illinois, 1920-1924
State senator, Illinois, 1928-1932
U.S. representative from Illinois, 1933-1937


compress summary


back
new people search