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Leroy Branch Valliant, American judge.

Background

Valliant, Leroy Branch was born on June 14, 1838 in Moulton, Alabama, United States. Son of Denton Hurlock and Narcissa (Kilpatrick) Valliant.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Mississippi, 1856, Doctor of Laws, 1898. Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland U., 1858.

Career

Captain Company I, 22d Mississippi Regiment, C.S.A. Moved from Mississippi to St. Louis, 1874. Judge Circuit Court, City of St. Louis, 1886-1898.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, since 1898. becoming chief justice.

Connections

Married Theodosia T. Worthington, 1862.

father:
Denton Hurlock Valliant

mother:
Narcissa (Kilpatrick) Valliant

spouse:
Theodosia T. Worthington