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Louis Fitzhenry

Louis Fitzhenry was born June 13, 1870 in Bloomington, Illinois.

He was admitted to the bar in 1897, opened a law practice in Bloomington, Illinois and was City Attorney of Bloomington from 1907 to 1911.

In 1913, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress, serving until 1915.

An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed United States district judge of Illinois in 1918, and judge of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals in 1933, serving until his death on November 18, 1935.

Mr. Fitzhenry is buried in the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington, Illinois.

[Submitted by Teri Colglazier]


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