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William Lynch

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William Lynch
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Federal Magistrate Judge
Position:   Seat #6
Service:
Appointed by:   Lyndon Johnson
Active:   3/7/1966 - 8/9/1976
Preceded by:   Michael Igoe
Succeeded by:   Nicholas Bua
Personal History
Born:   1908
Deceased:   August 9, 1976
Law School:   Loyola University Chicago School of Law, LL.B., 1931
This page is about the federal judge for the Northern District of Illinois. If you are looking for the federal magistrate judge for the District of New Mexico, please see William P. Lynch.

William Joseph Lynch (1908-1976) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Lynch was nominated by President Lyndon Johnson on January 19, 1966, to a seat vacated by Michael Igoe; he was confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 1966, and received commission on March 7, 1966. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on August 9, 1976.[1] Lynch was succeeded in this position by Nicholas Bua.

Early life and education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, LL.B., 1931[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1931-1933
  • Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1933-1938
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1938-1942
  • U.S. Navy, 1942-1946
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1946-1966
  • Member, Illinois State Senate, 1950-1957
  • Minority Leader, 1953, 1955, 1957[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Lynch was nominated by President Lyndon Johnson on January 19, 1966, to a seat vacated by Michael Igoe; he was confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 1966, and received commission on March 7, 1966. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on August 9, 1976.[1] Lynch was succeeded in this position by Nicholas Bua.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Michael Igoe
Northern District of Illinois
1966–1976
Seat #6
Succeeded by:
Nicholas Bua