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Lawyer

Richard Thomas Walker Duke, American lawyer. member Duke & Duke, now Duke & Duke & Gentry; Mason.

Background

Duke, Richard Thomas Walker was born on August 27, 1853 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Son of R. T. W. and Elizabeth (Eskridge) Duke.

Education

University of Virginia, 1870-1874.

Career

Admitted to bar October 1874, and began practice at Charlottesville. Member Duke & Duke, now Duke & Duke & Gentry. President Kentucky Coal Сompany.

Vice president National Bank of Charlottesville. Treasurer C.,C.,C.&I. Company Judge Corporation Court, Charlottesville, 1888-1901. Commonwealth attorney, Albemarle County, Virginia, since 1911.

Democratic presidential elector-at-large, Virginia, 1912. Chairman State Library Board. Secretary, treasurer Miller board of trustees University of Virginia.

Membership

Member Duke & Duke, now Duke & Duke & Gentry.

Connections

Married Edith R. Slaughter, October 1, 1884 (died 1921).; married second, Mistress. Children: Mary, Richard Thomas Walker, III, John Flavel Slaughter, William Eskridge, Helen Risdon, Edwin Ellicott (deceased).

father:
R. T. W. Duke

mother:
Elizabeth (Eskridge) Duke

spouses:
Edith R. Slaughter

Mistress

children:
Mary Duke

Richard Thomas Walker Duke

III Duke

John Flavel Slaughter Duke

William Eskridge Duke

Helen Risdon Duke

Edwin Ellicott Duke (deceased)