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Hammond, Eli Shelby

Born April 1, 1838, in Brandon, MS
Died December 17, 1904, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on June 15, 1878, to a new seat authorized by 20 Stat. 132. Confirmed by the Senate on June 17, 1878, and received commission on June 17, 1878. Service terminated on December 17, 1904, due to death.

Union University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1857
Cumberland School of Law, 1858

Professional Career:

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