Thomas Settle

Personal

Birthday: 
1/23/1831
Birthplace: 
Rockingham County, NC
Date of Death: 
12/1/1888
Place of Death: 
Raleigh, NC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private secretary, Gov. David S. Reid, North Carolina, 1850-1854
Private practice, Rockingham County, North Carolina, 1854
Member, North Carolina House of Commons, 1854-1859; speaker, 1858-1859
Private practice, North Carolina, 1860-1861
Solicitor, Fourth Judicial Circuit, North Carolina, 1861, 1862-1868
Confederate Army captain, 1861-1862
State senator and speaker, North Carolina, 1866-1868
Associate justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1868-1871, 1872-1876
Minister to Peru, U.S. Department of State, 1871-1872

Education

Name of School: 
University of North Carolina
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1850
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1854

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
01/30/1877
Termination Date: 
12/01/1888
Termination Reason: 
Death
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