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DETERMINED IN THK
WITH A DIRECTORY OF THE JUDICIARY DEPARTMENT OF
BY THE SUPREME COURT TO THE
OF THIS VOLUME
A. D. 1902
MARTIN L. NEWELL
AUTHOR OF "THE LAW OF LIBEL AND SLANDER," "A TREATISE UPON
THE LAW OF EJECTMENT," ETC.
Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1902,
BY CALLAGHAN & COMPANY,
Stereotyped and Printed
DIRECTORY OF THE JUDICIARY DEPART
MENT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
CORRECTED TO JULY 25, 1902.
The judiciary department of the State of Illinois is composed of (1) the Supreme Court; (2) the Appellate Courts; (3) Circuit Courts; (4) Courts of Cook County; (5) City Courts; (C) County and Probate Courts.
(1) THE SUPREME COURT.
The Supreme Court consists of seven justices, elected for a term of nine years, one from each of the seren districts into which the State is divided.
Formerly the State was divided into three grand divisions, Southern, Central and Northern, in which the terms were held, with one clerk for each of the three grand divisions elected for a term of six years, the court sitting at Mt. Vernon, Springfield and Ottawa.
In 1897 these divisions were consolidated into one comprising the entire State, and provision made that all terms of the court be held in the city of Sjúringfield, on the first Tuesday in October, December, February, April and June of each year.
ISAAC N. PHILLIPS....
.Taylorville. Third District-JACOB W. WILKIX.....
.Danville. Fourth District-JOSEPH N. CARTER...
....Quincy. Fifth District-JOHN P. Hand.....
...Cambridge. Sixth District-JAMES H, CARTWRIGHT...... Oregon.
Seventh District-BENJAMIN D. MAGRUDER.......... Chicago. The Chief Justice is chosen by the court, annually, at the June term. The rule of the court is to select as successor to the presiding justice the justice next in order of seniority who has not served as Chief Justice within six years last past. Mr. Justice Magruder is the present Chief Justice.
CLERKS. CHRISTOPHER MAMER, Northern Grand Division, 158 Throop St., Chicago. ALBERT D. CADWALLADER, Central Grand Division, Lincoln. OLIVER J. PAGE, Southern Grand Division, Metropolis.
The terms of office of these clerks expire 1902, after which time, under the act of 1897, but one clerk will be elected. The present clerks continue in charge of the records of their respective grand divisions as though said grand divisions had not been consolidated. All records, files, dockets and papers of their respective offices are now kept at the State House in Springfield.
(2) APPELLATE COURTS.
These Courts are held by Judges of the Circuit Courts assigned by the Supreme Court for a term of three years. One Clerk is elected in each district.
THOMAS G. WINDES, Presiding Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.
BRANCH APPELLATE COURT.*
FIRST DISTRICT. HENRY V. FREEMAN, Presiding Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago. ARBA N. WATERMAN, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago. HENRY M. SHEPARD, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.
SECOND DISTRICT. Composed of the Northern Grand Division of the Supreme Court,
except Cook county. Court sits at Ottawa, La Salle county, on the first Tuesdays in April
GEORGE W. BROWN, Presiding Justice, Wheaton.
in May and November.
FRANCIS M. WRIGHT, Presiding Justice, Urbana.
BENJAMIN R. BURROUGHS, Justice, Edwardsville. * This court is a branch of the Appellate Court of the first district, and is held by three judges of the Circuit Court, designated and assigned by the Supreme Court
under the provisions of the act of the General Assembly, approved June 2. 1837. Hurd's Statute, 1897, 508, Laws of 1897, 183,
Died at Ottawa May 22, 1902,
FOURTH DISTRICT. Composed of the Southern Grand Division of the Supreme Court. Court sits at Mount Vernon, Jefferson county, on the fourth Tues
days in February and August.
NICHOLAS E. WORTHINGTON, Presiding Justice, Peoria.
(3) CIRCUIT COURTS.
Exclusive of Cook county, the State of Illinois is divided into Seventeen Judicial Circuits, as follows : *
First Circuit.—The counties of Alexander, Pulaski, Massac, Pope, Johnson, Union, Jackson, Williamson and Saline.
ALONZO K. VICKERS, Vienna.
ENOCH E. NEWLIN, Robinson.
WILLIAM HARTZELL, Chester. Fourth Circuit.-The counties of Clinton, Marion, Clay, Fayette, Effingham, Jasper, Montgomery, Shelby and Christian.
SAMUEL L. DWIGHT, Centralia. Fifth Circuit.—The counties of Vermilion, Edgar, Clark, Cumber. land and Coles.
FRANK K. Dunx, Charleston. Sixth Circuit.—The counties of Champaign, Douglas, Moultrie, Ma. col, DeWitt and Piatt.
* Laws 1897, 188.