Julius Hoffman

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Julius Hoffman
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Current Court Information:
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #8
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   5/14/1953 - 2/3/1972
Senior:   2/3/1972 - 7/1/1983
Preceded by:   64 Stat. 443
Succeeded by:   Richard McLaren
Personal History
Born:   1895
Deceased:   1983
Law School:   Northwestern University School of Law (1915)
Grad. School:   Northwestern University (1912)

Julius Jennings Hoffman (1895-1983) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Hoffman was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on April 27, 1953, to a new seat created by 64 Stat. 443; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 13, 1953, and received his commission on May 14th. He assumed senior status on February 3, 1972. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on July 1, 1983.[1] Hoffman was succeeded in this position by Richard McLaren.

Early life and education

  • Northwestern University, Ph.B., 1912
  • Northwestern University School of Law, LL.B., 1915[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1915-1936, 1944-1947
  • General counsel, Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, 1936-1944
  • Judge, Superior Court of Cook County, Illinois, 1947-1953[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Hoffman was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on April 27, 1953, to a new seat created by 64 Stat. 443; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 13, 1953, and received his commission on May 14th. He assumed senior status on February 3, 1972. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on July 1, 1983.[1] Hoffman was succeeded in this position by Richard McLaren.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of Illinois
1972–1983
Seat #8
Succeeded by:
Richard McLaren