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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit|
|Appointed by:||Dwight Eisenhower|
|Active:||4/30/1959 - 2/26/1970|
|Preceded by:||Philip Finnegan|
|Law School:||Northwest U. Law '24|
Latham Castle (1900-1986) was a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Castle was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on February 26, 1959, to a seat vacated by Philip Finnegan; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 29, 1959, and received his commission on April 30th. He served as chief judge from 1968 until he assumed senior status on February 26, 1970, and served in that capacity until his death on March 10, 1986.
- Northwestern University School of Law, LL.B., 1924
- U.S. Army, 1918
- Private practice, Sandwich, Illinois, 1924-1925
- City attorney, Sandwich, Illinois, 1925-1928
- Corporation counsel, Sycamore, Illinois, 1928
- State's attorney, DeKalb County, Illinois, 1928-1940
- Assistant state attorney general, Illinois, 1940-1942
- County judge, DeKalb County, Illinois, 1942-1952
- State attorney general, Illinois, 1952-1959
|Federal judicial offices|
|Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
|Former judges||John Paul Stevens • Julian William Mack • Terence Evans • John Coffey • Jesse Eschbach • Walter Quintin Gresham • Thomas Fairchild • Philip Tone • William Allen Woods • James Graham Jenkins • William Henry Seaman • John William Showalter • Peter Stenger Grosscup • Christian Cecil Kohlsaat • Albert Barnes Anderson • Francis Elisha Baker • Samuel Alschuler • Evan Alfred Evans • Louis FitzHenry • George True Page • Walter Lindley • William Morris Sparks • James Earl Major • Walter Treanor • Francis Duffy • Otto Kerner, Sr. • Otto Kerner, Jr. • Harlington Wood • Winfred Knoch • William Parkinson • Luther Swygert • Sherman Minton • Latham Castle • Walter Cummings • Philip Finnegan • John Hastings • Roger Kiley • Wilbur Pell • Elmer Schnackenberg • Robert Sprecher • Hardress Swaim •|
|Former Chief judges|