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Dames of Malta: Anne M. Burke, Bernadette Castro, Clare Boothe Luce, Csilla Von Boeselager, Freda Payne, Janne Haaland Matlary, Marie

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Clare Boothe Luce, Mary Higgins Clark, Phyllis Schlafly, Princess Michael of Kent, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Freda Payne, Lowitja O'donoghue, Princess Caroline of Naples and Sicily, Princess Elisabeth Von Thurn Und Taxis, Princess Urraca of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Bernadette Castro, Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, Anne M. ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Clare Boothe Luce, Mary Higgins Clark, Phyllis Schlafly, Princess Michael of Kent, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Freda Payne, Lowitja O'donoghue, Princess Caroline of Naples and Sicily, Princess Elisabeth Von Thurn Und Taxis, Princess Urraca of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Bernadette Castro, Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, Anne M. Burke, Dames of Malta, Janne Haaland Matlary, Julia Cumberlege, Baroness Cumberlege, Sharon Rich, Marie Cathcart, Countess Cathcart, Csilla Von Boeselager, Karen Garver Santorum, June Gonsalves. Excerpt: Anne McGlone Burke , SMOM (born February 3, 1944) is an Illinois Supreme Court Justice for the First Judicial District (Cook County, Illinois ) and, along with other notables including Eunice Kennedy , is a founder of the Special Olympics . Judge Burke was first appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court in 1995 and then was elected to the Appellate Court in 1996. Biography Burke was born and raised on Chicago 's South Side , graduating from Maria High School . While raising her children, she returned to school and received a bachelor's degree from DePaul University in 1976 and a law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1983. She was admitted to the Illinois bar and federal Northern District of Illinois in 1983, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in 1985. She was certified for the Northern District's trial bar in 1987. The same year, Illinois Governor James Thompson appointed her a judge of the Illinois Court of Claims, and she was reappointed by Governor Jim Edgar in 1991. Burke was the first woman to serve on the Illinois Court of Claims. In April 1994, she was appointed special counsel to the Governor for Child Welfare Services. In August 1995, she was appointed to the Appellate Court, First District, and was subsequently elected to t...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155698465
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/6/2010
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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