Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association

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Monday, April 25th 2016
The Pfister Hotel

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Biographical Information

Honorable Terence T. Evans
Born March 25, 1940, in Milwaukee, WI
Died August 10, 2011, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 21, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1991-1995. Service terminated on August 11, 1995, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 25, 1995, to a seat vacated by Richard Dickson Cudahy. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1995, and received commission on August 11, 1995. Assumed senior status on January 7, 2010. Service terminated on August 10, 2011, due to death.

Marquette University, B.A., 1962
Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1967

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Horace W. Wilkie, Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1967-1968
Assistant district attorney, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1968-1970
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1970-1974
Judge, Milwaukee County [Wisconsin] Court, 1974-1978
Judge, Wisconsin Circuit Court, Milwaukee County, 1978-1980


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