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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit|
|Appointed by:||Ulysses Grant|
|Active:||12/22/1869 - 7/18/1884|
|Past post:||Northern District of Illinois|
|Past term:||1855 - 1869|
|Past position:||Seat #1|
|Past post 2:||District of Illinois|
|Past term 2:||1850 - 1855|
|Undergraduate:||Bowdoin College (1830)|
|Law School:||Read Law (1833)|
Thomas Drummond (1809-1890) was a federal judge on the United States Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Illinois.
Early life and education
- Bowdoin College, 1830
- Read law, 1833
- Private practice, Galena, Illinois, 1835-1850
- Member, Illinois General Assembly, 1840-1841
- Judge, Circuit Court of Illinois, c.1841-c.1850
Drummond was nominated by President Ulysses Grant on December 8, 1869. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1869, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until his retirement on July 18, 1884.
Northern District of Illinois
On February 13, 1855, he was reassigned to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Drummond was succeeded in this position by Henry Williams Blodgett.
District of Illinois
Drummond was nominated to the District of Illinois by President Zachary Taylor on January 31, 1850. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 19, 1850, and received commission that same day. On February 13, 1855, he was reassigned to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Northern District of Illinois
Henry Williams Blodgett
|District of Illinois
|1871||Bradford • McKinney • Rives • Story • Swing|