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Charles Drummond Lawrence

Biography of Charles Drummond Lawrence

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Lawrence
  • First Name: Charles
  • Middle Name: Drummond
  • Date of Birth: August , 5 , 1878
  • Place of Birth (POB): North Yarmouth , Maine (US-ME, ME, 23, Maine, Me.)
  • Date of Death: February , 12 , 1975
  • Place of Death (POD): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Charles Drummond Lawrence Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Customs Court
  • Court Type: United States Customs Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Franklin D. Roosevelt ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/01/1943
  • Seat vacated by: Dallinger , Frederick W.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/01/1943
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/15/1943
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/18/1943
  • Commission Date: 02/22/1943
  • Retirement from Active Service: 03/31/1965
  • Date of Termination: 02/12/1975
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Charles Drummond Lawrence in the Law School

  • Name of School: New York Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1902

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): New York University School of Law
  • Degree: Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1905

Charles Drummond Lawrence Career Path


  • Law clerk, Board of General Appraisers, 1899-1903
  • Assistant counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury, New York City, 1903-1907
  • Assistant solicitor of customs, U.S. Customs Bureau, New York City, 1907-1910
  • Customs Division, U.S. Department of Justice, New York City, 1910-1943; special attorney, 1910-1925; assistant attorney general for customs, 1925-1934; special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1934-1943
  • Nominated to U.S. Customs Court, December 11, 1942; no Senate vote


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