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Name Dillon, John Forrest
City City not recorded
State IA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Dillon, John Forrest
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Dillon, John Forrest
Born December 25, 1831, in Northampton, Montgomery County, NY
Died May 6, 1914, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on December 9, 1869, to a new seat authorized by 16 Stat. 44. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1869, and received commission on December 22, 1869. Service terminated on September 1, 1879, due to resignation.

Education:
University of Iowa, M.D., 1850
Read law, 1852

Professional Career:
Private practice, Davenport, Iowa, 1852-1853
County attorney, Scott County, Iowa, 1853-1858
Judge, Iowa District Court, Seventh Judicial District, 1858-1862
Justice, Iowa Supreme Court, 1862-1868
Professor of law, Columbia University, 1879-1882
Private practice, New York City, 1882-1914
Storrs professor of law, Yale University, 1891-1892
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