John Powers Crowley

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John Powers Crowley (born 1936) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Crowley received an LL.B. from De Paul University College of Law in 1960 and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 1961. He was an assistant United States Attorney of the Northern District of Illinois from 1961 to 1965, and was thereafter in private practice in Chicago from 1965 to 1976.

On May 18, 1976, Crowley was nominated by President Gerald Ford to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois vacated by Richard B. Austin. Crowley was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 16, 1976, and received his commission the same day. Crowley served in that capacity until his resignation on June 30, 1981.

He died January 10, 1989, in Evanston, Illinois.

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