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Stafford Gorman Whittle, American judge.

Background

Whittle, Stafford Gorman was born on December 5, 1849 in Woodstock, Virginia, United States. Son of Commodore William Conway W. (United States Navy and C.S.N.) and Elizabeth Beverley (Sinclair) W.

Education

Educated Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) and University of Virginia, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1919.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1871. Practiced law in Virginia, 1871-1881. Judge 4th Judicial Circuit, Virginia, 1881-1882, and 1886-1901.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Appeals Virginia, term, 1901-1925. Elected president of court, April 25, 1919. Resigned from court December 31, 1919.

Connections

Married Ruth Drewry, November 4, 1880 (deceased). Children: Stafford Gorman, Henry Drewry, Flora Redd, Mistress Elizabeth Sinclair Johnston, Mistress Ruth Drewry Hubbard, Conway McNiece (deceased), Kennon Caithness, William Murray, Beverley Kennon, Arthur Sinclair (deceased), Randolph Gordon.

father:
Commodore William Conway W. Whittle

spouse:
Ruth Drewry

child:
Beverley Kennon Whittle

child:
Conway McNiece Whittle (deceased)

child:
Stafford Gorman Whittle

child:
Flora Redd Whittle

child:
William Murray Whittle

child:
Kennon Caithness Whittle

child:
Mistress Ruth Drewry Hubbard Whittle

child:
Mistress Elizabeth Sinclair Johnston Whittle

child:
Arthur Sinclair Whittle (deceased)

child:
Randolph Gordon Whittle

child:
Henry Drewry Whittle