Whitfield, Albert Hall was born on October 12, 1849 in near Aberdeen, Mississippi, United States. Son of Robert Donnell and Jane Amanda (McMillan) Whitfield.
Bachelor of Arts, with 1st honors University of Mississippi, 1871, A.M., 1874 (later LL. D.).
Adjunct professor Latin and Greek, 1871-1875, dean law department, 1892-1894, University of Mississippi. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, 1894-1903, chief justice, 1900 and 1903-1911. Democrat. Professor law, Millsaps College, Jackson, since 1900.
Address: Jackson, Mississippi.
Married Isadore Buffaloe, of Grenada, Mississippi, December 13, 1876.