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State supreme court justice

James Edward Riddick, state supreme court justice. member legislature, 1879.

Background

Riddick, James Edward was born on August 29, 1849 in Fayette Company, Tennessee, United States. Son of Edward Garrett and Harriet Ann Riddick.

Education

Graduate Macon (Tennessee) Academy, 1868. Studied law at Lebanon (Tennessee). Law School and at University of Michigan.

Graduate, Bachelor of Laws, latter, 1872.

Career

Began practice at Gainesville, Arkansas, 1872. Prosecuting attorney 2d circuit Arkansas, 1876-1878. Member legislature, 1879.

Judge 2d circuit Arkansas, 1886-1894, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Arkansas, 1894—1907. Home: Little Rock, Ark.

Membership

Member legislature, 1879.

Connections

Married Emma Wade Mack, May 29, 1879.

father:
Edward Garrett

mother:
Harriet Ann Riddick

spouse:
Emma Wade Mack