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William Armistead Collier, American lawyer. Member Tennessee House of Representatives, 1877-1878; Member Tennessee History Association (Vice-President), Virginia History Society, Delta Kappa Epsilon.; Mason (32°,Kiloton).

Background

Collier, William Armistead was born on February 12, 1847 in near Stanton, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas Barksdale and Catherine Page (Nelson) Collier.

Education

Education common schools in Tennessee. Private to corporal Company B, 7th Tennessee (Forrest) Cavalry, C.S.A., 1862-1865. Cumberland U. Law School, 1868-1869.

Career

In practice at Memphis since 1870. Owner public Memphis Appeal and Memphis Appeal Avalanche, 1885-1894.

Membership

Member Tennessee House of Representatives, 1877-1878. Member Tennessee History Association (Vice-President), Virginia History Society, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Mason (32°,Kiloton).

Connections

Married Alice Trezevant, of Memphis, Tennessee, November 13, 1872.

father:
Thomas Barksdale Collier

mother:
Catherine Page (Nelson) Collier

spouse:
Alice Trezevant