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Associate Justice Lynn B. Watkins

Lynn Boyd Watkins (1836 – 1901)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1886-1901
Judge, Louisiana Historic Eighteenth Judicial District Court (Caddo Parish), 1871


Born in Caldwell County, Kentucky, October 9, 1836 • Served as Captain and Provost Marshal General in the Confederate Army • Appointed to the bench by Governor McEnery in 1886 and reappointed by Governor Foster in 1898 • Died in his family home, Lynne Castle, in Pass Christian, Mississippi, March 2, 1901 • Portrait painted by Cameron McConnell