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Seth Shepard, American judge. Fellow Texas History Association.

Background

Shepard, Seth was born on April 23, 1847 in Washington Company, Texas, United States. Son of Chauncey Berkeley and Mary Hester (Andrews) Shepard.

Education

B.L., Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), 1868. (Doctor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1895).

Career

2d, Etta K. Jarvis, March 25, 1890. Was private Company F, 5th Texas mounted vols., C.S.A., July 4, 1864, to end of war. Practiced law at Brenham, Galveston, and Dallas, Texas, 1869-1893.

Member Texas Senate, 1874. The American Association For Justice, 1893-1905, chief justice, January 5, since 1905, Court of Appeals of District of Columbia Lecturer in constitutional law, equity, jurisprudence, and law of corporations, School of Law, Georgetown University, January since 1895. Regent University of Texas, 1883-1891.

Membership

Fellow Texas History Association.

Connections

Married Caroline Nelson Goree, January 18, 1882.

father:
Chauncey Berkeley Shepard

mother:
Mary Hester (Andrews) Shepard

spouse:
Caroline Nelson Goree