History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Toulmin, Harry Theophilus
Born March 4, 1838, in Mobile County, AL
Died November 12, 1916, in Toulminville, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on December 13, 1886, to a new seat authorized by 24 Stat. 213. Confirmed by the Senate on January 13, 1887, and received commission on January 13, 1887. Service terminated on November 12, 1916, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1860

Professional Career:
Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1860,     -1886
Confederate Army colonel, 1861-1865
State representative, Alabama, 1870-1872
Judge, Alabama Circuit Court, 1874-1882; Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1874-1880; First Judicial Circuit, 1880-1882 (the result of a realignment of the circuits)
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