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James Waldo Ackerman, American judge. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946, 52-54.

Background

Ackerman, James Waldo was born on January 1, 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of James Waldo and Mary (Mundee) Ackerman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Marquette U., 1947, Juris Doctor, 1949.

Career

Bar: Illinois 1949. Practiced, in Springfield, Illinois, 1949-1971, state’s attorney, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1956-1960. Corporate Counsel City of Springfield, 1960-1962. Assistant state treasurer State of Illinois, 1962-1964, chief deputy attorney general, 1970-1971.

Attorney Springfield Election Commission, 1964-1968. Associate general counsel Illinois Municipal League, 1966-1968. Formerly judge Illinois Circuit Court, 7th circuit, Springfield.

Now judge The United States of America District Court Central District Illinois, Springfield, chief judge, 1982-1984. Adjunct Professor department medical humanities Southern Illinois U. Appointed member Judicial Conference Committee on Operation of Jury System, 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor: article Journal Legal Medicine.

Membership

Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946, 52-54.

Connections

Married Doris Ann Bivin, July 3, 1952. Children: James Waldo III, Anne Francis, Philip William.

father:
James Waldo Ackerman

mother:
Mary (Mundee) Ackerman

spouse:
Doris Ann Bivin

children:
James Waldo III Ackerman

Anne Francis Ackerman

Philip William Ackerman