Wirt Courtney Edit Profile
Educated Battleground Academy, Franklin, Tennessee, 1903-1907, Vanderbilt University, 1907-1911, Sorbonne, Paris, 1918-1919.
Admitted to Tennessee bar. Practiced, 1911-1917. Lieutenant Infantry, United States Army, with American Expeditionary Forces (wounded), 1917-1919.
Law practice, 1919-1932. Adjutant general of Tennessee, 1932. Brigadier general Tennessee National Guard.
Circuit judge, 1933-1939.
Member 76th to 80th Congresses (1939-1949), 7th Tennessee District. Member Sigma Chi.; Mason (Shriner), Elk.
Married Currey Taylor, 1919. Children: Jane Anne (Mistress Alexander Klieforth), Wirt, III, Richard Eastman, Robin Spencer.