Edward Douglass White

chief justice of the United States from 1910 to 1921

Edward Douglass White, Jr. (November 3, 1845 – May 19, 1921) was an American politician and jurist. He was a United States senator, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and the ninth Chief Justice of the United States.

Edward Douglass White
9th Chief Justice of the United States
In office
December 12, 1910 – May 19, 1921
Nominated byWilliam Howard Taft
Preceded byMelville Fuller
Succeeded byWilliam Howard Taft
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
In office
February 19, 1894[1] – December 12, 1910
Nominated byGrover Cleveland
Preceded bySamuel Blatchford
Succeeded byWillis Van Devanter
United States Senator
from Louisiana
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 12, 1894
Preceded byJames B. Eustis
Succeeded byNewton C. Blanchard
Personal details
Born(1845-11-03)November 3, 1845
Thibodeauxville, Louisiana, United States
DiedMay 19, 1921(1921-05-19) (aged 75)
Washington, D.C., United States
Spouse(s)Virginia Montgomery Kent
Alma materMount Saint Mary's College,
Jesuit College,
Georgetown University,
Tulane University.

References change

  1. "Federal Judicial Center: Edward Douglass White". 2009-12-11. Retrieved 2009-12-11.

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