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Name Holly, William Harrison
City Chicago
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 September 19, 1869, in Bellefonte, PA
Died January 30, 1958

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

Born September 19, 1869, in Bellefonte, PA
Died January 30, 1958

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Received a recess appointment from Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 8, 1933, to a seat vacated by George A. Carpenter; nominated to the same position by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 8, 1934. Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1934, and received commission on March 1, 1934. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1943. Service terminated on January 30, 1958, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1891

Professional Career:

Private practice, Macomb, Illinois, 1891-1902
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1902-1914, 1916-1933
Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1914-1916


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