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Thomas Drummond
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Current Court Information:
United States Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
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
Personal History
Born:   1809
Deceased:   1890
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[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Galena, Illinois, 1835-1850
  • Member, Illinois General Assembly, 1840-1841
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Illinois, c.1841-c.1850[1]

Seventh Circuit

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.[1]

Northern District of Illinois

On February 13, 1855, he was reassigned to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.[1] 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.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Seventh Circuit
1869–1884
Succeeded by:
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Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of Illinois
1855–1869
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Henry Williams Blodgett
Preceded by:
Nathaniel Pope
District of Illinois
1850–1855
Succeeded by:
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