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Lawyer

Garvin Dugas Shands, American lawyer. Served private and non-commissioned officer in South Carolina. regts., Hampton’s corporations Lee’s army, C.S.A., 1861-1865, in South Carolina. and Virginia Democrat. Dean of Law School, University of Mississippi, 1894-1906; Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and.

Background

Shands, Garvin Dugas was born on December 5, 1844 in Spartanburg District, South Carolina, United States. Son of Anthony Capel and Frances Jane (Ferguson) Shands.

Education

Educated Wofford College, South Carolina., through junior year. Bachelor of Laws, University of Kentucky, 1870. (Doctor of Laws, Wofford, 1897).

Career

Served private and non-commissioned officer in South Carolina. regts., Hampton’s corporations Lee’s army, C.S.A., 1861-1865, in South Carolina. and Virginia Admitted to bar, 1870, and engaged in practice in Mississippi. Member Mississippi House of Representatives, 1876-1880. Lieutenant governor of Mississippi and president Senate, 1882-1890.

Membership

Served private and non-commissioned officer in South Carolina. regts., Hampton’s corporations Lee’s army, C.S.A., 1861-1865, in South Carolina. and Virginia Democrat. Dean of Law School, University of Mississippi, 1894-1906. Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and.

Connections

Married Mary E. Roseborough, December 14, 1870.

father:
Anthony Capel Shands

mother:
Frances Jane (Ferguson) Shands

spouse:
Mary E. Roseborough