Eugene Davis Saunders

Personal

Birthday: 
7/25/1853
Birthplace: 
Campbell County, VA
Date of Death: 
10/27/1914
Place of Death: 
VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Galveston, Texas, 1873-1875
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1877-1907, 1909-
Professor of law, Tulane University

Education

Name of School: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1873

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Court Name: 

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/20/1907
Termination Date: 
2/8/1909
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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