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Elwyn Shaw
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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:   Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Active:   5/9/1944 - 7/18/1950
Preceded by:   Charles Woodward
Succeeded by:   Joseph Perry
Personal History
Born:   1888
Deceased:   1950
Law School:   University of Michigan Law School (1910)

Elwyn Riley Shaw (1888-1950) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Shaw was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on March 7, 1944, to a seat vacated by Charles Woodward; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1944, and received commission on May 9, 1944. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on July 18, 1950.[1] Shaw was succeeded in this position by Joseph Perry.

Early life and education

  • University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1910[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Freeport, Illinois, 1910-
  • Judge, Supreme Court of Illinois, 1933-1942
  • Chief justice, 1938-1939
  • Member, National Railway Labor Panel, 1943[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Shaw was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on March 7, 1944, to a seat vacated by Charles Woodward; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1944, and received commission on May 9, 1944. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on July 18, 1950.[1] Shaw was succeeded in this position by Joseph Perry.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Woodward
Northern District of Illinois
1944–1950
Seat #3T
Succeeded by:
Joseph Perry