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William T. Caisley

William T. Caisley was American judge. Bar: Illinois 1964, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Illinois 1964.


  • Caisley, William T. was born on December 19, 1939 in Morris, Illinois, United States. Son of Donald Arthur and Elna M. (Carlson) Caisley.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Joliet (Illinois) Junior College, 1960. Bachelor, University Illinois, 1962. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1964.


    • Assistant state's attorney State's Attorney' General’ s Office County of McLean, Bloomington, Illinois, 1964-1965. Circuit court magistrate 11th Judicial Circuit, 1965-1971, associate circuit judge, 1971-1973, circuit judge Pontiac, Illinois, 1973-1997, chief circuit judge, 1987-1991. Of counsel Costigan and Wollrab, Bloomington, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1964, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Illinois 1964.


    God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person was living the Christian life.



    Swimming, gardening.


    • Married Mary L. Burnham, July 20, 1967. Children: W. Thomas, Marjorie E.
    • father: Donald Arthur Caisley
    • mother: Elna M. (Carlson) Caisley
    • spouse: Mary L. Burnham
    • children: W. Thomas Caisley
    • Marjorie E. Caisley
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    Born December 19, 1939