St. George Tucker Brooke Edit Profile
Educated Richmond, Winchester and Ashland, Virginia. Studied law, University of Virginia, 1867-1869. Honorary Master of Arts, West Virginia University.
Doctor of Laws, Wake Forest College.
Midshipman C.S.N., 1861-1862. Private Company B, 2d Virginia Cavalry, Fitz Lee’s Brigade, 1862-1865. Thrice wounded. Taught school, 1866-1867.
Practiced law, Craig County, Virginia, 1869-1870, Charles Town, West Virginia, 1870-1878. Appointed to 1st professorship of law in newly established College of Law of West Virginia University, 1878. Retired under Carnegie Foundation, 1909.
Married Mary Harrison Brown, August 15, 1882.