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William George Juergens, American judge. Bar: Illinois bar 1928. Recipient 1st Annual Honor Alumnus award Carthage College, 1961; George Washington Honor Medal award Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, 1978. Member Federal, Illinois, Randolph County bar associations, Bar Association 7th Federal Circuit, National Lawyers Club.

Background

Juergens, William George was born on September 7, 1904 in Steeleville, Illinois, United States. Son of H.F. William and Mathilda (Nolte) Juergens.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Carthage College, 1925;Doctor of Laws, Carthage College, 1970;Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1928;Scientiae Juridicae Doctor (honorary), William Woods College, 1977.

Career

County judge, Randolph County, 1938-1950;judge, 3d Judicial Circuit Court Illinois, 1951-1956;judge, United States District Court Southern District Illinois (formerly Eastern District Illinois), 1956-1988;chief judge, United States District Court Southern District Illinois (formerly Eastern District Illinois), 1965-1972;United States senior district judge, United States District Court Southern District Illinois (formerly Eastern District Illinois), 1972-1988. Advisory board Institute Juvenile Research, Illinois, 1945-1956.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois bar 1928.

Membership

Member Federal, Illinois, Randolph County bar associations, Bar Association 7th Federal Circuit, National Lawyers Club. Clubs: Masons (32 degree), Shriners.

Connections

Married Helen A. Young, December 14, 1929 (deceased February 1966). Children: Jane Juergens Hays, William G. Married Charlotte Louise Mann, March 18, 1967.

father:
H.F. William Juergens

mother:
Mathilda (Nolte) Juergens

spouse:
Helen A. Young

spouse:
Charlotte Louise Mann

child:
Jane Juergens Hays Juergens

child:
William G. Juergens