Joseph Perry

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Joseph Perry
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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:   Harry Truman
Active:   8/23/1951 - 11/29/1971
Senior:   11/29/1971 - 2/18/1984
Preceded by:   Elwyn Shaw
Succeeded by:   William Bauer
Personal History
Born:   1896
Deceased:   1984
Undergraduate:   University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (1923)
Law School:   University of Chicago Law School (1927)
Grad. School:   University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration (1925)

Joseph Samuel Perry (1896-1984) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Perry was nominated by President Harry Truman on July 13, 1951, to a seat vacated by Elwyn Shaw; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 21, 1951, and received his commission on August 23rd. He assumed senior status on November 29, 1971. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on February 18, 1984.[1] Perry was succeeded in this position by William Bauer.

Early life and education

  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, A.B., 1923
  • University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, M.A., 1925
  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1927[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Navy, 1918-1919
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1928-1933
  • Master in chancery, DuPage County, Wheaton, Illinois, 1933-1937
  • Private practice, Wheaton, Illinois, 1933-1937
  • Member, Illinois General Assembly from 41st Senatorial District, 1937-1943
  • Illinois Militia, 1942-1944
  • Private practice, Wheaton, Illinois, 1943-1951
  • Public administrator, DuPage County, Illinois, 1949-1951[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Perry was nominated by President Harry Truman on July 13, 1951, to a seat vacated by Elwyn Shaw; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 21, 1951, and received his commission on August 23rd. He assumed senior status on November 29, 1971. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on February 18, 1984.[1] Perry was succeeded in this position by William Bauer.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Elwyn Shaw
Northern District of Illinois
1951–1971
Seat #3T
Succeeded by:
William Bauer