White, Edward-Douglass, 1845-1921

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Dates:
Birth 1845-11-03
Death 1921-05-19

Biographical notes:

Edward Douglass White, politician and jurist, served as U.S. Senator from Louisiana (1891-1894), as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1894-1910) and as Chief Justice (1910-1921.)

From the description of Letters, 1892, 1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235181289

A native of Thibodeauxville, La., and the son of former Louisiana governor Edward Douglass White, Sr., White served as a Louisiana state senator and a U.S. senator until President Grover Cleveland nominated him to be associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1894. He was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court in 1910 by President Howard Taft, a capacity in which he served until his death in 1921.

From the description of Edward Douglass White letter, 1916 Jan. 17. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 173276056

From the description of Edward Douglass White papers, 1902. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 173275946

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Subjects:

  • Railroads--Taxation--Law and legislation
  • Consolidation and merger of corporations--Taxation--Cases
  • Judicial opinions

Occupations:

  • Judges--Selection and appointment--United States
  • Judges--United States

Places:

  • Maryland (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)