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William Wood Crump

jurist

William Wood Crump, American jurist.

Background

Crump, William Wood was born on November 25, 1819 in Henrico County, Virginia, United States. Son of Sterling Jamieson and Elizabeth (Wood) Crump.

Education

Graduated from College William and Mary, 1838.

Career

Admitted to Virginia bar, 1840. Judge Circuit Court for City of Richmond (Virginia), 1851. Assistant secretary treasury Confederate States American.

President of the board visitors College William and Mary. Defense lawyer for Jefferson Davis in treason trial, 1867.

Connections

Married Mary Tabb.

father:
Sterling Jamieson Crump

mother:
Elizabeth (Wood) Crump

spouse:
Mary Tabb.