Adam Cliffe

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Adam Cliffe
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #3T
Service:
Appointed by:   Warren Harding
Active:   12/22/1922 - 6/12/1928
Preceded by:   42 Stat. 837
Succeeded by:   Charles Woodward
Personal History
Born:   1869
Deceased:   1928
Law School:   Northwestern University, Read Law (1897)

Adam Cliffe (1869-1928) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

He was nominated by President Warren Harding on December 20, 1922 to a new seat created by 42 Stat. 837. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 22nd, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on June 12, 1928.[1] Cliffe was succeeded in this position by Charles Woodward.

Early life and education

  • Northwestern University, LL.B.
  • Read law, 1897[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Sycamore, Illinois, 1897-1920
  • Member, Illinois House of Representatives,
  • Member, Illinois State Senate,
  • Circuit judge, 16th Judicial Circuit of Illinois, 1920-1923[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Cliffe was nominated by President Warren Harding on December 20, 1922 to a new seat created by 42 Stat. 837. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 22nd, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on June 12, 1928.[1] Cliffe was succeeded in this position by Charles Woodward.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of Illinois
1922–1928
Seat #3T
Succeeded by:
Charles Woodward