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Henderson Middleton Somerville, American judge. Member Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee, 1872-1880; member State Commission in Lunacy, 1876-1893; member American Academy Political and Social Science.

Background

Somerville, Henderson Middleton was born on March 23, 1837 in Madison County, Virginia, United States. Son of James (Doctor of Medicine and Helen Glassell (Wallace) S.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama, 1856, A.M., 1859. Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland Law School, 1859. Doctor of Laws, Georgetown, Kentucky, College, 1886, Southwestern U., Tennessee, 1887, University of Alabama, 1887.

Career

Father of Ormond Somerville. Editor Memphis (Tennessee) Appeal, 1859-1862. Instructor mathematics, 1862-1865, founded law school, 1873, lecturer constitutional and common and statute law, 1873-1890, University of Alabama.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama, 1880-1890. Member National Board Customs Appraisers, since 1890(president).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Memphis (Tennessee) Appeal, 1859-1862. Instructor mathematics, 1862-1865, founded law school, 1873, lecturer constitutional and common and statute law, 1873-1890, University of Alabama. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama, 1880-1890.

      Member National Board Customs Appraisers, since 1890(president).

Membership

Member Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee, 1872-1880. Member State Commission in Lunacy, 1876-1893. Member American Academy Political and Social Science.

Connections

Married Cornelia Banks Harris, March 1862. Married second, Mistress.

father:
James Somerville

spouse:
Cornelia Banks Harris

spouse:
Mistress