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James Edward Sheperd, American lawyer.

Background

Sheperd, James Edward was born on July 21, 1847 in Mintonsville, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas and Ann Eliza (Browne) Sheperd.

Education

Graduate High School, and law department University of North Carolina, 1867 (Doctor of Laws).

Career

Elected Judge Superior Court North Carolina, 1881. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court North Carolina, 1886, chief justice same, 1890. At end of term resumed practice.

Professor law, Summer Law School, University of North Carolina, 8 years.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Brown, February 1, 1871.

father:
Thomas Sheperd

mother:
Ann Eliza (Browne) Sheperd

spouse:
Elizabeth Brown