John Forrest Dillon

John Forrest Dillon (December 25, 1831 – May 6, 1914) was an attorney in Iowa and New York, a Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court and a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit. He authored a highly influential treatise on the power of states over municipal governments.

John Forrest Dillon
Judge of the United States Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
In office
December 22, 1869  September 1, 1879
Appointed byUlysses S. Grant
Preceded bySeat established by 16 Stat. 44
Succeeded byGeorge W. McCrary
Personal details
Born
John Forrest Dillon

(1831-12-25)December 25, 1831
Northampton, New York
DiedMay 6, 1914(1914-05-06) (aged 82)
New York City, New York
EducationUniversity of Iowa (MD)
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