John Forrest Dillon

Personal

Birthday: 
12/25/1831
Birthplace: 
Northampton, Montgomery County, NY
Date of Death: 
5/6/1914
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
University of Iowa
Degree: 
M.D.
Degree Year: 
1850
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1852

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/22/1869
Termination Date: 
09/01/1879
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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