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Eli Shelby Hammond

Biography of Eli Shelby Hammond

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hammond
  • First Name: Eli
  • Middle Name: Shelby
  • Date of Birth: April , 1 , 1838
  • Place of Birth (POB): Brandon , Mississippi (US-MS, MS, 28, MI, Miss.)
  • Date of Death: December , 17 , 1904
  • Place of Death (POD): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Eli Shelby Hammond Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Rutherford B. Hayes ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 06/15/1878
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 20 Stat. 132
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 06/15/1878
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/17/1878
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/17/1878
  • Commission Date: 06/17/1878
  • Date of Termination: 12/17/1904
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Eli Shelby Hammond in the Law School

  • Name of School: Union University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Law Degree Year: 1857

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Cumberland School of Law
  • Law Degree Year: 1858

Eli Shelby Hammond Career Path


  • Private practice, Ripley, Mississippi, 1859-1860, 1865-1868
  • Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1860-1861, 1868-1878
  • Confederate Army captain, 1861-1865


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