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Philip Finnegan

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Philip J. Finnegan (1886-1959) was a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.[1]

Finnegan was nominated by President Harry Truman on April 8, 1949, to a seat vacated by William Morris Sparks; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1949, and received his commission on May 5th. He served until his death on January 4, 1959.[1]


  • University of Chicago Law School, LL.B., 1913[1]

Professional career


Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Morris Sparks
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:
Latham Castle