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Thomas Wall Shelton

lawyer , publicist

Thomas Wall Shelton, American lawyer, publicist. Member board visitors Virginia Military Institute 7 years; Member National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (Chairman of Commission on judicial opinions).; Member Rules Committee of Supreme Court of Virginia.

Background

Shelton, Thomas Wall was born on December 8, 1870 in Ringgold, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Sarah Elizabeth Williams (Motley) Shelton.

Education

Preparatory education Denna’s Preparatory School, Highland Falls, New York, and Virginia Military Institute. B.L., Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1893. Unmarried.

Career

Admitted to Virginia bar, 1893. City attorney, Norfolk, Virginia, 1894-1896. Specializes in constitutional law, law of corporations.

And statutory and common law liens.

Membership

Member board visitors Virginia Military Institute 7 years. Member National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (Chairman of Commission on judicial opinions). Member Rules Committee of Supreme Court of Virginia.

Connections

father:
Thomas Jefferson Shelton

mother:
Sarah Elizabeth Williams (Motley) Shelton