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Walter W. Eppes

Walter W. Eppes was Canadian lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1952, United States District Court (southern district) Mississippi 1952, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1952.

Background

  • Eppes, Walter W. was born on October 9, 1929 in Meridian, Mississippi, United States. Son of Walter W. Senior and Mary (Seymour) Eppes.

  • Education

    • Student, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, University Mississippi, 1952.

    Career

    • Adjuster United States Fidelity & Guaranty, Company, Meridian, 1952-1954. Partner Shumate & Eppes, 1954-1963, Huff, Williams, Gunn, Eppes & Crenshaw, Meridian, 1963-1973, Eppes, Watts & Shannon, Meridian, 1973-1995, Eppes & Carter, Meridian, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1952, United States District Court (southern district) Mississippi 1952, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1952.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Mississippi Law Institute, 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    President Roundtable Investors, Meridian, 1992. Member American Board Trial Advocates (diplomate), Mississippi Bar (president 1985-1986), International Society Barristers (governor since 1968), International Association Defense Counsel (communications chairman since 1960), Downtown Club Meridian (president 1972), Northwood Country Club (board directors 1972).

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting.

    Connections

    • Married Katherine Bailey, October 17, 1952. Children: Kathy Eppes Yarborough, Susan Eppes Whitehead.
    • father: Walter W. Senior Eppes
    • mother: Mary (Seymour) Eppes
    • spouse: Katherine Bailey
    • children: Kathy Eppes Yarborough Eppes
    • Susan Eppes Whitehead Eppes
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