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Lawyer

William Richard Duke, American lawyer. member of the board of visitors University of Virginia, 1922.

Background

Duke, William Richard was born on July 1, 1848 in Lewisburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). Son of R. T. W. and Elizabeth (Eskridge) Duke.

Education

Student University of Virginia, 1882-1883.

Career

Practiced law several years, but retired on account of ill health. Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1896-1904. President Albemarle Mutual Home Insurance Society.

Membership

Member of the board of visitors University of Virginia, 1922.

Connections

Married Edith May Coleman, June 6, 1894.

father:
R. T. W. Duke

mother:
Elizabeth (Eskridge) Duke

spouse:
Edith May Coleman