Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor

Following is a list of all Article III United States federal judges appointed by President Zachary Taylor during his presidency.[1] In total Taylor appointed 4 Article III federal judges, all to the United States district courts.

Taylor shared the appointment of Henry Boyce with Millard Fillmore. Taylor recess appointed Boyce and later nominated him. However, the United States Senate did not confirm Boyce until after Taylor's death and Boyce received his commission from Fillmore.

District Courts

# Judge Court
[Note 1]
Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
1 John Gayle M.D. Ala.
N.D. Ala.
S.D. Ala.
March 12, 1849 March 13, 1849 March 13, 1849 July 21, 1859
2 Henry Boyce W.D. La. December 21, 1849 August 2, 1850 May 9, 1849[2] February 19, 1861
3 Daniel Ringo D. Ark. December 21, 1849 June 10, 1850 November 5, 1849[3] May 6, 1861[4]
4 Thomas Drummond D. Ill. January 31, 1850 February 19, 1850 February 19, 1850 December 22, 1869[5]

Notes

References

General
  • "Judges of the United States Courts". Biographical Directory of Federal Judges. Federal Judicial Center. Archived from the original on 2016-07-30. Retrieved 2009-04-03.
Specific
  1. ^ All information on the names, terms of service, and details of appointment of federal judges is derived from the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public-domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  2. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 21, 1849, confirmed by the United States Senate on August 2, 1850, and received commission from Millard Fillmore on August 2, 1850.
  3. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 21, 1849, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 10, 1850, and received commission on June 10, 1850.
  4. ^ Reassigned by operation of law to serve concurrently on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas and the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas on March 3, 1851.
  5. ^ Reassigned by operation of law to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on February 13, 1855. Subsequently elevated.

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