Edward Douglass White

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Edward Douglass White
Edward White, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, 1905.jpg
9th Chief Justice of the United States
In office
December 12, 1910 – May 19, 1921
Nominated by William Howard Taft
Preceded by Melville Fuller
Succeeded by William Howard Taft
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
In office
February 19, 1894[1] – December 12, 1910
Nominated by Grover Cleveland
Preceded by Samuel Blatchford
Succeeded by Willis Van Devanter
United States Senator
from Louisiana
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 12, 1894
Preceded by James B. Eustis
Succeeded by Newton C. Blanchard
Personal details
Born (1845-11-03)November 3, 1845
Thibodeauxville, Louisiana, United States
Died May 19, 1921(1921-05-19) (aged 75)
Washington, D.C., United States
Spouse(s) Virginia Montgomery Kent
Alma mater Mount Saint Mary's College,
Jesuit College,
Georgetown University,
Tulane University.
Religion Roman Catholic

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.

References[change | change source]

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

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