Louis FitzHenry

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Louis FitzHenry
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Active:   6/16/1933 - 11/18/1935
Preceded by:   George True Page
Succeeded by:   James Earl Major
Past post:   Southern District of Illinois
Past term:   1918 - 1933
Past position:   Seat #1
Personal History
Born:   1870
Deceased:   1935
Law School:   Illinois Wesleyan University Law School (1897)
Louis FitzHenry (1870-1935) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

Early life and education

  • Illinois Wesleyan University Law School, LL.B., 1897[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Bloomington, Illinois, 1897-1907
  • City attorney, Bloomington, Illinois, 1907-1911
  • U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1913-1915
  • Private practice, Bloomington, Illinois, 1915-1918[1]

Judicial career

Seventh Circuit

FitzHenry was nominated to the Seventh Circuit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 3, 1933 to fill the seat vacated by George True Page. He was confirmed by the Senate on June 10th, and received commission on June 16th. He served until his death on November 18, 1935.

Southern District of Illinois

FitzHenry was nominated to the Southern District of Illinois by President Woodrow Wilson on July 1, 1918 to fill the seat vacated by J. Otis Humphrey. He was confirmed by the Senate on July 6th, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until October 3, 1933, when he was appointed to the Seventh Circuit.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
J. Otis Humphrey
Southern District of Illinois
1918–1933
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
James Earl Major
Preceded by:
George True Page
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
1933–1935
Succeeded by:
James Earl Major