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James Waldo Ackerman

Biography of James Waldo Ackerman

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Ackerman
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: Waldo
  • Date of Birth: January , 1 , 1926
  • Place of Birth (POB): Jacksonville , Florida (US-FL, FL, 12, Fla., Fl., Flor.)
  • Date of Death: November , 23 , 1984
  • Place of Death (POD): Springfield , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Waldo Ackerman Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern 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): 06/18/1976
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Wood Jr. , Harlington
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 06/18/1976
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/30/1976
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/02/1976
  • Commission Date: 07/02/1976
  • Date of Termination: 03/31/1979
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Reassignment

Second Appointment of James Waldo Ackerman

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Origin: Reassignment
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 93 Stat. 6
  • Commission Date: 03/31/1979
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1982
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1984
  • Date of Termination: 11/23/1984
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

James Waldo Ackerman in the Law School

  • Name of School: Marquette University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1947

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Marquette University Law School
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1949

James Waldo Ackerman Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1949-1952
  • U.S. Navy, 1944-1946, 1952-1954
  • Assistant state's attorney, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1954-1956
  • State's attorney, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1956-1960
  • Private practice, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1960-1971
  • Corporation counsel, Springfield, Illinois, 1961-1962
  • Assistant treasurer, State of Illinois, 1963-1964
  • Deputy attorney general, State of Illinois, 1968-1971
  • Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1971-1976

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