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William Mercer Key, American judge. Mason.

Background

Key, William Mercer was born on October 20, 1850 in Oglethorpe Company, Georgia, United States. Son of Jasper Newton and Mary (Howard) Key.

Education

Mainly self educated.

Career

Admitted to Texas bar, 1875. Practiced Georgetown, Texas. Company Judge, Williamson Company, Texas, 1885-1888.

District judge, 1888-1892. Elected The American Association For Justice Court of Civil Appeals, 3d District of Texas, 1892, chief justice same court, February since 1910.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Izora Scott, 1876.

father:
Jasper Newton Key

mother:
Mary (Howard) Key

spouse:
Izora Scott