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Philip Leo Sullivan

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Philip Leo Sullivan
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin D. Roosevelt
Active:   3/1/1934 - 6/12/1960
Chief:   1957 - 1959
Preceded by:   George Johnson
Succeeded by:   James Parsons
Personal History
Born:   October 2, 1889
Hometown:   Marengo, IL
Law School:   Loyola U. Chicago School of Law, LL.B., 1911
Military service:   U.S. Army 1917 - 1919

Philip Leo Sullivan (1889-1960) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

He received a recess appointment from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on November 8, 1933 to replace George E.Q. Johnson. On January 8, 1934, he was nominated. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 20th of that year, and received commission on March 1. From 1957 to 1959, he was the chief judge. He served until his death on June 12, 1960.[1] Sullivan was succeeded in this position by James Parsons.

Early life and education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, LL.B., 1911[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1911-1916
  • Master in chancery, Superior Court of Cook County, 1916-1917
  • U.S. Army Lieutenant, Field Artillery, 1917-1919
  • Master in chancery, Circuit Court of Cook County, 1919-1921
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, 1921-1933[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Sullivan received a recess appointment from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on November 8, 1933 to replace George E.Q. Johnson. On January 8, 1934, he was nominated. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 20th of that year, and received commission on March 1. From 1957 to 1959, he was the chief judge. He served until his death on June 12, 1960.[1] Sullivan was succeeded in this position by James Parsons.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
George Johnson
Northern District of Illinois
1934–1960
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
James Parsons
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