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Raymond Funderburk, American judge. Bar: Illinois 1979, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1979, United States Court Appeals (7th and federal circuits) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1983.


Funderburk, Raymond was born on March 2, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Walter and Inez (Prince) Funderburk.


Associate of Arts, Olive-Harvey College, 1972. Bachelor, University Illinois, 1974. Master of Public Administration, Roosevelt University, 1975.

Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1978.


Staff attorney Cook County Legal Assistance, Harvey, Illinois, 1978-1980, managing attorney, 1980-1982. Associate O. Kenneth Thomas Ltd., 1982-1983, Jones, Ware & Grenard, Chicago, 1983-1988, Earl L. Neal and Associates, Chicago, 1988-1993. Judge Circuit Court of Cook County, since 1993.

Board directors Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation, Oak Park, Illinois, chairman 1985-1987. Active legal advisory board Thornton Community College, South Holland, Illinois, since 1982, Aunt Martha's Service, Park Forest, Illinois, 1981-1983.


Chairman Zoning Board of Appeals, Park Forest, 1988-1999, Housing Board of Appeals, Park Forest, 1988-1999, Equal Employment Opportunity Board, Park Forest, 1988-1999, Housing Review Board, Park Forest, 1988-1999. Board directors Park Forest Public Library, 1982. Served with United States Army, 1965-1967.

Member American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Cook County Bar Association, Illinois Judicial Council, Illinois Judges Association, Phi Alpha Delta, Alpha Phi Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Running, chess, tennis.