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Abraham Marovitz

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Abraham Marovitz
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   John F. Kennedy
Active:   10/2/1963 - 10/10/1975
Senior:   10/10/1975 - 3/17/2001
Preceded by:   Julius Miner
Succeeded by:   George Leighton
Personal History
Born:   1905
Deceased:   2001
Law School:   Chicago-Kent College of Law (1925)

Abraham Lincoln Marovitz (1905-2001) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Marovitz was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on July 16, 1963, to a seat vacated by Julius Miner; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1963, and received his commission on October 2, 1963. He assumed senior status on August 10, 1975. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on March 17, 2001.[1] Marovitz was succeeded in this position by George Leighton.

Early life and education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, LL.B., 1925[1]

Professional career

  • Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1927-1933
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1933-1950
  • Member, Illinois State Senate, 1939-1950
  • Judge, Superior Court, Cook County, Illinois, 1950-1963
  • Chief judge, Cook County Criminal Court, 1958-1959[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Marovitz was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on July 16, 1963, to a seat vacated by Julius Miner; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1963, and received his commission on October 2, 1963. He assumed senior status on August 10, 1975. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on March 17, 2001.[1] Marovitz was succeeded in this position by George Leighton.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Julius Miner
Northern District of Illinois
1963–1975
Succeeded by:
George Leighton