White, Edward-Douglass, 1845-1921

Alternative names

Hide Profile

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

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf White, Edward Douglass, 1845-1921. Letters, 1892, 1920. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf White, Edward Douglass, 1845-1921. Edward Douglass White papers, 1902. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Thomas Watt Gregory Papers, 1896-1933, (bulk 1919-1933) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn LeBlanc, Sam A. (Samuel Albert), 1886-1955. Sam A. LeBlanc papers, 1921-1955 (bulk 1937-1955). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Sabourin, Ernest. Ernest Sabourin papers, 1813-1887. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
referencedIn Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. Papers of William H. Taft, 1784-1973. Library of Congress
referencedIn Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933. Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933 (bulk 1919-1933). Library of Congress
referencedIn William H. Taft Papers, 1784-1973, (bulk 1880-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Blanchard, Newton C. (Newton Crain), 1849-1922. Newton Crain Blanchard scrapbooks, 1892-1906. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-1962 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. Diary of John William Davis [manuscript], 1919-1921. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973 (bulk 1880-1930). Library of Congress
referencedIn Fournet, John B. John B. Fournet papers, 1844, 1927-1970. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Sheffield, James R. (James Rockwell), 1864-1938. James Rockwell Sheffield papers, 1768-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf White, Edward Douglass, 1845-1921. Edward Douglass White letter, 1916 Jan. 17. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Family papers, 1853-1954. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Horace H. Lurton Papers, 1860-1915, (bulk 1893-1915) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn James Rockwell Sheffield papers, 1768-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Authement, Warren L. (Warren Leo), 1915-2010. Tri Parish Hall of Fame collection, 1996-2006. Nicholls State University, Ellender Memorial Library
creatorOf Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. Papers, 1900-1965. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Lurton, Horace H. (Horace Harmon), 1844-1914. Horace H. Lurton papers, 1860-1915 (bulk 1893-1915). Library of Congress
Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
Maryland
United States
United States
Subject
Railroads--Taxation--Law and legislation
Consolidation and merger of corporations--Taxation--Cases
Judicial opinions
Occupation
Judges--Selection and appointment--United States
Judges--United States
Function

Person

Birth 1845-11-03

Death 1921-05-19

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g16gh9

Ark ID: w6g16gh9

SNAC ID: 75686455