William Beatty

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William Beatty
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #2T
Service:
Appointed by:   Jimmy Carter
Active:   10/5/1979 - 11/9/1992
Senior:   11/9/1992 - 7/22/2001
Preceded by:   93 Stat. 6
Succeeded by:   David Herndon
Personal History
Born:   1925
Hometown:   Mendota, IL
Deceased:   2001
Law School:   Saint Louis University School of Law (1950)

William Louis Beatty was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.[1] Beatty joined the court on October 5, 1979, after being nominated by President Jimmy Carter. The seat Beatty took was a new seat created by 93 Stat. 6. His service ended on July 22, 2001 due to his death.[1] Beatty was succeeded in this position by David Herndon.

Early life and education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, LL.B., 1950[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1943-1946
  • Private practice, Granite City, Illinois, 1950-1968
  • Circuit judge, Madison County, Illinois, 1968-1979[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Beatty joined the court on October 5, 1979, after being nominated by President Jimmy Carter. The seat Beatty took was a new seat created by 93 Stat. 6. His service ended on July 22, 2001 due to his death.[1] Beatty was succeeded in this position by David Herndon.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Southern District of Illinois
1979–1992
Seat #2T
Succeeded by:
David Herndon
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