Walter C. Lindley (1880-1958) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Lindley was nominated by President Harry Truman on September 15, 1949 to a seat vacated by Sherman Minton. He was confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1949, and received commission the next day. He served on this court until his death on January 3, 1958. 
Eastern District of Illinois
Lindley was previously a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois.
He was nominated by President Warren Harding on September 20, 1922 to a new seat created by 42 Stat. 837. He was confirmed by the Senate on September 22nd, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until October 23, 1949, when he was appointed to a different position. 
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, A.B.
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, LL.B., 1904
- University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1910 
- Private practice, Danville, Illinois, 1904-1922
- Master in chancery, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Illinois, 1912-1918
- Member, Vermillion County Board of Supervisors, Illinois, 1916-1920 
|Federal judicial offices|
NA - new seat
|Eastern District of Illinois
|Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
|Former judges||John Paul Stevens • Julian William Mack • Terence Evans • John Coffey • Jesse Eschbach • Walter Quintin Gresham • Thomas Fairchild • Philip Tone • William Allen Woods • James Graham Jenkins • William Henry Seaman • John William Showalter • Peter Stenger Grosscup • Christian Cecil Kohlsaat • Albert Barnes Anderson • Francis Elisha Baker • Samuel Alschuler • Evan Alfred Evans • Louis FitzHenry • George True Page • Walter Lindley • William Morris Sparks • James Earl Major • Walter Treanor • Francis Duffy • Otto Kerner, Sr. • Otto Kerner, Jr. • Harlington Wood • Winfred Knoch • William Parkinson • Luther Swygert • Sherman Minton • Latham Castle • Walter Cummings • Philip Finnegan • John Hastings • Roger Kiley • Wilbur Pell • Elmer Schnackenberg • Robert Sprecher • Hardress Swaim •|
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