Roger Joseph Kiley

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Roger Joseph Kiley (October 23, 1900 – September 6, 1974) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Kiley received an LL.B. from Notre Dame Law School in 1923. He was a College athletic coach from 1922 to 1932. Professional football player, Chicago Cardinals (no dates). He was in private practice in Chicago, Illinois from 1933 to 1940. He was a member of the Chicago Board of Alderman, Illinois from 1933 to 1940. He was a judge on the Superior Court of Cook County, Illinois in 1940. He was a judge on the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Chicago, Illinois from 1941 to 1961.

Kiley was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Kiley was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on June 20, 1961, to a seat vacated by William Lynn Parkinson. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 27, 1961, and received his commission on June 30, 1961. He assumed senior status on January 1, 1974. Kiley served in that capacity until September 6, 1974, due to his death.

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