Thomas Thompson Land (December 17, 1815 – June 27, 1893) was a Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court from November 1, 1858 to April 3, 1865.
The Supreme Court of Louisiana is the highest court and court of last resort in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The modern Supreme Court, composed of seven justices, meets in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Born in Rutherford County, Virginia, with his parents Land moved first to Alabama, and then to Mississippi.He graduated from the University of Virginia, and was a member of the Mississippi Legislature in 1839. He moved to Shreveport, Louisiana in 1846, and was a judge of the District Court from 1854 to 1858, when he became a Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. He served as a member of the Convention of 1879, where he was chairman of the judiciary committee. He was the father of Justice Alfred D. Land.
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Mississippi is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Mississippi is the 32nd most extensive and 34th most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Alabama to the east, the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana to the south, and Arkansas and Louisiana to the west. The state's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River. Jackson, with a population of approximately 167,000 people, is both the state's capital and largest city.
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Land died Shreveport, La.
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