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Drake, Charles Daniel

Born April 11, 1811, in Cincinnati, OH
Died April 1, 1892, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief Justice, Court of Claims
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on December 12, 1870, to a seat vacated by Joseph Casey. Confirmed by the Senate on December 12, 1870, and received commission on December 12, 1870. Service terminated on December 12, 1885, due to resignation.

St. Joseph's College, Bardstown, Kentucky
Read law with Benjamin Drake, Cincinnati, Ohio
Partridge Military Academy, Middletown, Connecticut

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy midshipman, 1827-1830
Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1833-1834, 1847-1849
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1834-1847, 1850-1867
Treasurer, Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, 1849
State representative, Missouri, 1859-1860
Delegate and vice president, Missouri constitutional convention, 1865
U.S. senator from Missouri, 1867-1870
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1885-1892