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Associate Justice William Wirt Howe

William Wirt Howe (1833 – 1909)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1868-1872
U.S. District Attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana 1905-1909 1900-1907
Judge, Louisiana Historic First Judicial District Court (Orleans Parish), 1867

Born in Canandaigua, New York, November 24, 1833 • Served as a Major in the United States Army during the Civil War • Served as President of the American Bar Association • Partner at Phelps Dunbar • Incorporator and first president of the New Orleans Art Association • Active member and fourth president of the Louisiana Historical Society • Died in New Orleans, March 17, 1909 • Portrait painted by Andres Molinary