Edward Douglass White

Personal

Birthday: 
11/3/1845
Birthplace: 
Lafourche Parish, LA
Date of Death: 
5/19/1921
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University)
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1868

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Grover Cleveland
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
02/19/1894
Termination Date: 
12/19/1910
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice
Court Name - Second: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Second: 
12/12/1910
Termination Date - Second: 
5/19/1921
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

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

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