Celebrating 200 Years

The Bicentennial of the Louisiana Supreme Court


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Celebrating 200 years . The Bicentennial of the Louisiana Supreme Courrt 1813-2013


Louisiana Supreme Court Justices



Associate Justice William B. Spencer

William Brainerd Spencer (1835 – 1882)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1877-1880
U.S. House of Representatives, 1876-1877


Born in Catahoula Parish, February 5, 1835 • Served as Captain in the Confederate Army • Married sister of U.S. Congressman Joseph Barton Elam • Died in Cordoba, Mexico, April 28, 1882 • Portrait painted by Paul Poincy