John Peter Barnes

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John Peter Barnes
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Herbert Hoover
Active:   3/4/1931 - 9/15/1957
Chief:   1948 - 1957
Senior:   9/15/1957 - 12/31/1958
Preceded by:   46 Stat. 1417
Succeeded by:   Julius Miner
Personal History
Born:   March 15, 1881
Hometown:   Beaver County, PA
Deceased:   April 10, 1959
Undergraduate:   Geneva College, B.S., 1904
Law School:   University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1907

John Peter Barnes (1881-1959) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

He was nominated by President Herbert Hoover on February 26, 1931 to a seat created by 46 Stat. 1417. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 2nd of that year, and received commission on March 4th. From 1948 to 1957, he was the chief judge. On September 15, 1957, he assumed senior status. He continued to serve in this capacity until December 31, 1958, when he resigned.[1] Barnes was succeeded in this position by Julius Miner.

Early life and education

  • Geneva College, B.S., 1904
  • University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1907[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1907-1913
  • First assistant county attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1913-1914
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1914-1931
  • Basset hound breeder, co-owner, Barook Kennels, 1957-1959[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Barnes was nominated by President Herbert Hoover on February 26, 1931 to a seat created by 46 Stat. 1417. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 2nd of that year, and received commission on March 4th. From 1948 to 1957, he was the chief judge. On September 15, 1957, he assumed senior status. He continued to serve in this capacity until December 31, 1958, when he resigned.[1] Barnes was succeeded in this position by Julius Miner.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of Illinois
1931–1957
Succeeded by:
Julius Miner
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