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Associate Justice John R. Land

John Rutherford Land (1862 - 1941)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1921-1941
Judge, First Judicial District Court, 1913-1921
District Attorney, Louisiana Historic Seventeenth Judicial District (Caddo Parish), 1892-1904
Louisiana Legislature, 1888-1890

Born in Lexington, Mississippi, July 9, 1862 • Son of Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Thomas T. Land and brother of Justice Alfred D. Land • His son, John R. Land Jr. was appointed Clerk of the Supreme Court in 1935 • Married Willie Armstead in 1896 • Died, April 18, 1941 • Portrait painted by Harold Doak Red