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Alfred Younges Kirkland

Biography of Alfred Younges Kirkland Sr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Kirkland
  • First Name: Alfred
  • Middle Name: Younges
  • Generational Suffix: Sr.
  • Date of Birth: October , 6 , 1917
  • Place of Birth (POB): Elgin , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Date of Death: March , 19 , 2004
  • Place of Death (POD): Elgin , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Alfred Younges Kirkland Sr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Gerald Ford ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/11/1974
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Bauer , William J.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/11/1974
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/18/1974
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/19/1974
  • Commission Date: 12/21/1974
  • Retirement from Active Service: 04/30/1979
  • Date of Termination: 03/19/2004
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Alfred Younges Kirkland Sr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Illinois
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1941

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Illinois College of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1943

Alfred Younges Kirkland Sr. Career Path


  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1943
  • U.S. Army lieutenant, Infantry, 1943-1946
  • Private practice, Elgin, Illinois, 1946-1973
  • Special assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1969-1973
  • Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1973-1974


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