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Name McHugh, William Douglas
City Lincoln
State NE
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 10, 1859, in Galena, IL
Died December 26, 1923, in Chicago, IL

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

Born September 10, 1859, in Galena, IL
Died December 26, 1923, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
Received a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland on November 20, 1896, to a seat vacated by Elmer S. Dundy; nominated to the same position by Grover Cleveland on December 8, 1896. Service terminated on March 3, 1897, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Education:
Read law, 1883

Professional Career:

Private practice, Galena, Illinois, 1883-1888
Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1888-1896, 1897-1920
General counsel, International Harvester Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, 1920-1923

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, December 8, 1896; nomination withdrawn by president, February 1, 1897


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