Harry Leinenweber

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Harry Leinenweber
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Assumed office
June 3, 2002
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
In office
December 17, 1985 – June 3, 2002
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by Mark Filip
Personal details
Born Harry Daniel Leinenweber
(1937-06-03) June 3, 1937 (age 80)
Joliet, Illinois
Education University of Notre Dame (B.A.)
University of Chicago Law School (J.D.)

Harry Daniel Leinenweber (born June 3, 1937) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Joliet, Illinois, Leinenweber received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1959 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1962. He was in private practice in Joliet from 1962 to 1986. He was a city attorney of Joliet from 1963 to 1967. He was a special prosecutor in Will County, Illinois from 1968 to 1970. He was a special counsel for the Village of Bolingbrook, Illinois from 1975 to 1977. He was a special counsel for Will County Forest Preserve, Illinois in 1977. He was a Republican member of the Illinois General Assembly from 1973 to 1983.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Leinenweber was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on November 7, 1985, to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 16, 1985, and received his commission on December 17, 1985. He assumed senior status on June 3, 2002.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
1985–2002
Succeeded by
Mark Filip