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James Michael Slattery (July 29, 1878 - August 28, 1948 was a United States Senator from Illinois. July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...


Born in Chicago, he attended parochial schools and St. Ignatius College in Chicago. He was employed as a secretary with the building departments of the city of Chicago in 1905, and graduated from Illinois College of Law at Chicago in 1908. He was admitted to the bar that year and commenced practice in Chicago, and was a member of the Illinois College of Law faculty from 1909 to 1912. He was superintendent of public service of Cook County, Illinois from 1910 to 1912 and was secretary of Webster College of Law in Chicago from 1912 to 1914. He was counsel for the Lincoln Park Commission in 1933 and 1934 and for the Chicago Park District, 1934 to 1936. He was chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission from 1936 to 1939, and was appointed on April 14, 1939 as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Hamilton Lewis and served from April 14, 1939, to November 21, 1940, when a duly elected successor qualified. Slattery was an unsuccessful candidate for election to fill the vacancy, and resumed the practice of law in Chicago. He died at his summer home at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and was interred in Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Illinois. Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works, Second City (reference to when Chicago was second in population and prestige to New York). ... A parochial school (or faith school) is a type of private school which engages in religious education in addition to conventional education. ... St. ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... Cook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Lincoln Park may refer to several towns, neighborhoods, parks, and census-designated places in the United States, as well as a national park in Australia and a public park in Mexico City. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... James Hamilton Lewis (May 18, 1863 - April 9, 1939) was the first Senator to hold the title of Whip in the United States Senate. ... Location of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Road sign Lake Geneva is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States. ... Incorporated City in 1872. ...


This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...


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Slattery has also participated in patent, trademark and copyright litigations before Federal and State Courts and has lectured on U.S. and Patent law both abroad and in the United States.
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