Thomas McMillen

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Thomas McMillen
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Service:
Appointed by:   Richard Nixon
Active:   4/23/1971 - 12/31/1984
Senior:   12/31/1984 - 9/8/1985
Preceded by:   William Campbell
Succeeded by:   Suzanne Conlon
Personal History
Born:   1916
Deceased:   2002
Undergraduate:   Princeton University (1938)
Law School:   Harvard Law School (1941)

Thomas Roberts McMillen (1916-2002) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

McMillen was nominated by President Richard Nixon on March 29, 1971, to a seat vacated by William Campbell; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1971, and received commission on April 23, 1971. He assumed senior status on December 31, 1984. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his retirement on September 8, 1985.[1] McMillen was succeeded in this position by Suzanne Conlon.

Early life and education

  • Princeton University, A.B., 1938
  • Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1941[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1941-1945
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1946-1966
  • Judge, Cook County Circuit Court, Illinois, 1966-1971
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1985-2002[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

McMillen was nominated by President Richard Nixon on March 29, 1971, to a seat vacated by William Campbell; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1971, and received commission on April 23, 1971. He assumed senior status on December 31, 1984. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his retirement on September 8, 1985.[1] McMillen was succeeded in this position by Suzanne Conlon.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Campbell
Northern District of Illinois
1971–1984
Seat #7
Succeeded by:
Suzanne Conlon