Charles Guy Briggle

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Charles Guy Briggle (January 27, 1883 – June 6, 1972) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Rushville, Illinois, Briggle received a LL.B from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1904. He was in private practice in Morris, Illinois from 1905 to 1907, and in Springfield, Illinois from 1907 to 1927, also serving as a master in chancery in Springfield from 1917 to 1927. He then became a circuit judge in Springfield, until 1932.

On January 8, 1932, Briggle was nominated by President Herbert Hoover to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois created by 46 Stat. 1196. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 20, 1932, and received his commission on January 25, 1932. He served as chief judge from 1948 to 1958, assuming senior status on August 1, 1958. He served in that capacity until his death, in 1972.

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