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Elmer Schnackenberg

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Elmer Jacob Schnackenberg (1889-1968) was a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.[1]

Schnackenberg received a recess appointment from President Dwight Eisenhower on November 17, 1953, to a seat vacated by Otto Kerner, Sr.; he was nominated on January 11, 1954, confirmed by the Senate on February 9, 1954, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on September 15, 1968.[1]


  • University of Chicago Law School, LL.B., 1912[1]

Professional career


Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Otto Kerner, Sr.
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:
John Paul Stevens