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Virginia: State Supreme Court

Justices of the Virginia State Supreme Court, 1777-1972 (May be incomplete!)
Edmund Pendleton 1777 Henry Tazewell 1785 John Blair as of 1789 William Fleming as of 1789-1824 John James Allen 1840 William Daniel 1860 Waller Redd Staples as of 1870-82 Francis Thomas Anderson 1871-82 Lunsford L. Lewis 1882-94 John Alexander Buchanan as of 1895-1903 Jesse F. West 1922-29 Preston W. Campbell 1924-31 Martin P. Burks 1927-28 R. H. L. Chichester 1927-30 Henry W. Holt 1928-40 Louis S. Epes 1929-35 Herbert B. Gregory 1930-40 Edward W. Hudgins 1930-40 George L. Browning 1930-40 Joseph W. Chinn 1931-36 John W. Eggleston 1935-40 C. Vernon Spratley 1936-40 Richard Harding Poff 1972

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1928 Apr 30: Martin P. Burks, died in office.
  • 1928 Jun 1: Henry W. Holt, appointed.
  • 1929 Oct 25: Jesse F. West, died in office.
  • 1929 Nov 20: Louis S. Epes, appointed.
  • 1930 Feb 1: Edward W. Hudgins, appointed; Herbert B. Gregory, appointed.
  • 1930 Feb 3: R. H. L. Chichester, died in office.
  • 1930 Feb 19: George L. Browning, appointed.
  • 1931 Dec 3: Joseph W. Chinn, appointed.
  • 1935 Feb 14: Louis S. Epes, died in office.
  • 1935 Feb 26: John W. Eggleston, appointed.
  • 1936 Aug 16: Joseph W. Chinn, died in office.
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