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Associate Justice Thomas T. Land

Thomas Thompson Land (1815 - 1893)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1858-1865


Born in Rutherford County, Tennessee, December 7, 1815 • Attended law school at the University of Virginia • Member of the Mississippi State Legislature, 1839 • Elected State District Judge for Shreveport, Louisiana area in 1854 • Delegate to State Constitutional Convention of 1879 • Father to two Louisiana Supreme Court Justices, Alfred D. Land and John Rutherford Land • Died in Shreveport, Louisiana on June 27, 1893 • Portrait by G.D. Coulon