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William Harrison Holly

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William Harrison Holly
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Active:   3/1/1933 - 12/31/1943
Senior:   12/31/1943 - 1/30/1958
Preceded by:   George Albert Carpenter
Succeeded by:   Walter LaBuy

William Harrison Holly (1869-1958) 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 Albert Carpenter. On January 8th of that year, he was nominated. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 20th, and received commission on March 1st. On December 31, 1943, he assumed senior status and continued to serve in this capacity until his death on January 30, 1958.[1] Holly was succeeded in this position by Walter LaBuy.

Early life and education

  • Read law, 1891[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Macomb, Illinois, 1891-1902
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1902-1914
  • Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1914-1916
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1916-1933[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Holly received a recess appointment from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on November 8, 1933 to replace George Albert Carpenter. On January 8th of that year, he was nominated. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 20th, and received commission on March 1st. On December 31, 1943, he assumed senior status and continued to serve in this capacity until his death on January 30, 1958.[1] Holly was succeeded in this position by Walter LaBuy.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
George Albert Carpenter
Northern District of Illinois
1933–1943
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Walter LaBuy
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