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William J. Campbell, American judge. Bar: Illinois 1927. Recipient award of merit Citizens of Greater Chicago, 1966; named Chicagoan of Year, 1965; Lincoln laureate in law State of Illinois, 1970; Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice award, 1986.

Background

Campbell, William J. was born on March 19, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John and Christina (Larsen) Campbell.

Education

Juris Doctor, Loyola University, 1926. Master of Laws, Loyola University, 1928. Doctor of Laws, Loyola University, 1955.

Doctor of Laws, Lincoln College, 1960. Doctor of Letters, Duchesne College, 1965. Juris Canonici Doctor, Juris Civilis Doctor, Barat College, 1966.

Career

Partner Campbell and Burns, Chicago, 1927-1940. Illinois administrator National Youth Administration, 1935-1939. United States dist attorney Northern District Illinois, 1938-1940.

Judge The United States of America District Court, 1940-1988. Chief judge Northern District Illinois, 1959-1970. Member Judicial Conference United States, 1958-1962.

Chairman Judicial Conference Commission Budget, 1960-1970. Assistant director, chairman seminars Federal Judicial Center, 1971-1988.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1927.

Membership

Member national executive board Boy Scouts American, 1934-1988, member regional executive committee, 1937-1988. Member executive board Chicago council, 1930-1988. Trustee Barat College, Lake Forest, Illinois.

Member citizens board University Chicago, Loyola University, Chicago. Board directors Catholic Charities Chicago. Member of Illinois Athletic (Chicago), Union League (Chicago), Standard (Chicago), Mid-America (Chicago).

La Coquille (Palm Beach, Florida).

Connections

Married Marie Agnes Cloherty, 1937. Children– Marie Agnes (Mistress Walter J. Cummings), Karen Christina (Mistress James T. Reid), Heather Therese (Mistress Patrick Henry), Patti Ann (Mistress Peter V. Fazio, Junior), Roxane (Mistress Wesley Sedlacek), William J., Christian Larsen, Thomas John.

father:
John Campbell

mother:
Christina (Larsen) Campbell

spouse:
Marie Agnes Cloherty

child:
Marie Agnes Campbell (Mistress Walter J. Cummings)

child:
Karen Christina Campbell (Mistress James T. Reid)

child:
Heather Therese Campbell (Mistress Patrick Henry)

child:
Patti Ann (Mistress Peter V. Fazio Campbell

child:
Junior) Campbell

child:
Roxane Campbell (Mistress Wesley Sedlacek)

child:
William J. Campbell

child:
Christian Larsen Campbell

child:
Thomas John Campbell