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Thomas Wall Shelton

Thomas Wall Shelton, American lawyer, publicist. Member board visitors Virginia Military Institute 7 years; Member National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (Chairman of Commission on judicial opinions).; Member Rules Committee of Supreme Court of Virginia.

Background

  • Shelton, Thomas Wall was born on December 8, 1870 in Ringgold, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Sarah Elizabeth Williams (Motley) Shelton.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Denna’s Preparatory School, Highland Falls, New York, and Virginia Military Institute. B.L., Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1893. Unmarried.

    Career

    • Admitted to Virginia bar, 1893. City attorney, Norfolk, Virginia, 1894-1896. Specializes in constitutional law, law of corporations.

      And statutory and common law liens.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member board visitors Virginia Military Institute 7 years. Member National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (Chairman of Commission on judicial opinions). Member Rules Committee of Supreme Court of Virginia.

    Connections

    • father: Thomas Jefferson Shelton
    • mother: Sarah Elizabeth Williams (Motley) Shelton
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    Born December 8, 1870
    Died March 17, 1931
    (aged 60)
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