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Name White, Edward Douglass
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

White, Edward Douglass
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

White, Edward Douglass
Born November 3, 1845, in Lafourche Parish, LA
Died May 19, 1921, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on February 19, 1894, to a seat vacated by Samuel Blatchford. Confirmed by the Senate on February 19, 1894, and received commission on February 19, 1894. Service terminated on December 19, 1910, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by William H. Taft on December 12, 1910, to a seat vacated by Melville Weston Fuller. Confirmed by the Senate on December 12, 1910, and received commission on December 12, 1910. Service terminated on May 19, 1921, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fifth Circuit, April 2, 1894-January 8, 1911, June 12, 1916-October 29, 1916
Third Circuit, May 29, 1906-December 23, 1906
Fourth Circuit, January 9, 1911-May 19, 1921

Education:
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University)
Read law, 1868

Professional Career:
Confederate Army lieutenant, 1861-1863
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1868-1879
State senator, Louisiana, 1874-1879
Associate justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1879-1880
Private practice and sugar planter, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1880-1891
U.S. senator from Louisiana, 1891-1893
Research Collections

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Case(s) EE-FL-0126 : United States v. City of Winter Springs


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