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William Parkinson
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   8/21/1957 - 10/26/1959
Preceded by:   Hardress Swaim
Succeeded by:   Roger Kiley
Past post:   Northern District of Indiana
Past term:   1954 - 1957
Past position:   Seat #2
Personal History
Born:   1902
Deceased:   1959
Law School:   Read Law (1923)

William Lynn Parkinson (1902-1959) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.[1]

Early life and education

Professional career

Judicial career

Seventh Circuit

Parkinson was nominated to the Seventh Circuit by President Dwight Eisenhower on August 21, 1957, to a seat vacated by Hardress Swaim; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 22, 1957, and received his commission on August 26, 1957. He served the Seventh Circuit until his death on October 26, 1959.[1]

Northern District of Indiana

Parkinson was nominated to the Northern District of Indiana by President Dwight Eisenhower on August 2, 1954, to a new seat created by 68 Stat. 8; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 6, 1954, and received commission that same day. He served the Northern District of Indiana until he was elevated to the Seventh Circuit on September 9, 1957.[1] Parkinson was succeeded in this position by Robert Grant.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Northern District of Indiana
1954–1957
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Robert Grant
Preceded by:
Hardress Swaim
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
1957–1959
Succeeded by:
Roger Kiley