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chancellor

William E. ATKINSON, American Chancellor. Member, Missionary Baptist Church. Club, Kiwanis.

Background

Atkinson, William Elrie was born on July 24, 1852 in Shelby Company, Alabama, United States. Son of William Wiley and Barbara (Wilder) Atkinson.

Education

Educated schools in Arkansas and Texas. Studied law, Washington and Lee University.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1874. Practiced at Rosston, Arkansas, 1874-1878, Prescott, Arkansas, 1878-1890, Little Rock, 1890-1910, Clarksville, Arkansas, since 1910. Member Atkinson & Brock.

Attorney-general of Arkansas, 1889-1893.

Membership

Member, Missionary Baptist Church. Club, Kiwanis.

  • Member, Missionary Baptist Church.

Connections

Spouse Lidie Powers, December 16, 1890, Knoxville, Tennessee.

father:
William Wiley Atkinson

mother:
Barbara (Wilder) Atkinson

spouse:
Lidie Powers