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Name Drummond, Thomas
City City not recorded
State IL
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:

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

Drummond, Thomas
Born October 16, 1809, in Bristol Mills, ME
Died May 15, 1890, in Wheaton, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Illinois
Nominated by Zachary Taylor on January 31, 1850, to a seat vacated by Nathaniel Pope. Confirmed by the Senate on February 19, 1850, and received commission on February 19, 1850. Service terminated on February 13, 1855, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Reassigned on February 13, 1855, to a new seat authorized by 10 Stat. 606. Service terminated on December 22, 1869, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on December 8, 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 July 18, 1884, due to retirement.

Education:
Bowdoin College, 1830
Read law, 1833

Professional Career:
Private practice, Galena, Illinois, 1835-1850
State representative, Illinois, 1840-1841
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, ca. 1841-ca. 1850
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