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Name Eschbach, Jesse Ernest
City Warsaw
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 26, 1920, in Warsaw, IN
Died October 25, 2005

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

Born October 26, 1920, in Warsaw, IN
Died October 25, 2005

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on March 12, 1962, to a seat vacated by Luther Merritt Swygert. Confirmed by the Senate on April 2, 1962, and received commission on April 13, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1974-1981. Service terminated on December 11, 1981, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 20, 1981, to a seat vacated by Luther Merritt Swygert. Confirmed by the Senate on November 24, 1981, and received commission on December 1, 1981. Assumed senior status on November 4, 1985. Service terminated on October 25, 2005, due to death.

Education:
Indiana University, B.S., 1943
Indiana University School of Law -- Bloomington (now Maurer School of Law), J.D., 1949

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946
Private practice, Warsaw, Indiana, 1949-1962
U.S. Office of Price Stabilization, 1951
City attorney, Warsaw, Indiana, 1952-1953
Deputy prosecutor, Fifty-Fourth Judicial Circuit, Indiana, 1953-1954
President/secretary/general counsel, Dalton Foundries, Inc., 1959-1962
President, Endicott Church Furniture, Inc., 1960-1962


compress summary

Case(s) FA-IL-0008 : Shakman v. Democratic Organization of Cook County
IM-FL-0009 : Jean v. Nelson
IM-WI-0001 : Doe v. Reivitz
JC-IL-0019 : Iskander v. Village of Forest Park
JC-IL-0021 : Joan W. v. City of Chicago
PC-IL-0007 : Shango v. Jurich
PC-IN-0003 : French v. Miller
PN-IL-0007 : Alliance to End Repression v. City of Chicago

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