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

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

Drayton, John
Born June 22, 1766, in Charleston, SC
Died November 27, 1822, in Charleston, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by James Madison on May 4, 1812, to a seat vacated by Thomas Bee. Confirmed by the Senate on May 7, 1812, and received commission on May 7, 1812. Service terminated on November 27, 1822, due to death.

Education:
Inner Temple, London, England
Read law, 1788

Professional Career:
Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1788, 1789-1794, 1796-1798, 1811-1812
Warden, Charleston, South Carolina, 1788-
Rice planter, Georgetown County, South Carolina, 1794-1822
State representative, South Carolina, 1792-1796
Lieutenant governor, South Carolina, 1798-1800
Governor, South Carolina, 1801-1803, 1809-1810
Intendant, Charleston, South Carolina, 1803-1805
State senator, South Carolina, 1805-1808

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