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James Byron Moran

Biography of James Byron Moran

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Moran
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: Byron
  • Date of Birth: June , 20 , 1930
  • Place of Birth (POB): Evanston , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Date of Death: April , 21 , 2009
  • Place of Death (POD): Evanston , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Byron Moran Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/22/1979
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 92 Stat. 1629
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/22/1979
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/17/1979
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/23/1979
  • Commission Date: 07/24/1979
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1990
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1995
  • Retirement from Active Service: 06/30/1995
  • Date of Termination: 04/21/2009
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

James Byron Moran in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Michigan
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1952

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1957

James Byron Moran Career Path


  • U.S. Army sergeant, 1952-1954
  • Law clerk, Hon. J. Edward Lumbard, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1957-1958
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1958-1979
  • State representative, Illinois, 1965-1966
  • Alderman, Evanston, Illinois, 1971-1975


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