Born March 23, 1837, in Madison County, VA
Died September 15, 1915, in Edgemere, NY
Federal Judicial Service:
Member, Board of General Appraisers
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on July 17, 1890, to a new seat created by 26 Stat. 131. Confirmed by the Senate on July 18, 1890, and received commission on July 22, 1890. Served as president, 1910-1914. Service terminated on September 15, 1915, due to death.
Georgetown College of Kentucky & Southwestern University of Tennesee, J.D.
University of Alabama, B.A., 1856
Cumberland School of Law, LL.M., 1859
Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1859-1862
Editor, Memphis [Tennessee] Appeal, 1859-1862
Associate professor, University of Alabama, 1862-1865
Private practice, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1865-1873
Chair of constitutional, statutory, and common law, University of Alabama, 1873-1890
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Alabama, 1872-1890