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Matt Marshall Neil, American judge. member of law firm Jackson, Neil & McRee, Memphis, since 1918.

Background

Neil, Matt Marshall was born on January 26, 1849 in Fayetteville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Newton F. and Virginia E. Neil.

Education

Educated Washington and Lee University, 1867-1869. Taught school, 1869-1872. Student Lebanon (Tennessee) Law School, 1872.

Admitted to bar, 1873.

Career

Practiced at Trenton, Tennessee, 1873-1895. Judge of Court of Chancery Appeals, 1895-1902. Associate Justice Supreme Court of the Tennessee, 1902-1918 (chief justice, February 17, 1913-September 1, 1918).

Member of law firm Jackson, Neil & McRee, Memphis, since 1918.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Growth of Legal Principles, 1894.

Membership

Member of law firm Jackson, Neil & McRee, Memphis, since 1918.

Connections

Married Eliza C. Green, February 17, 1874.

father:
Newton F.

mother:
Virginia E. Neil

spouse:
Eliza C. Green