Thomas Thompson Land

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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.

Born in Rutherford County, Virginia, with his parents Land moved first to Alabama, and then to Mississippi. [1] 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. [1]

Land died Shreveport, La.

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References

  1. 1 2 Celebration of the Centenary of the Supreme Court of Louisiana (March 1, 1913), in John Wymond, Henry Plauché Dart, eds., The Louisiana Historical Quarterly (1922), p. 119.
Political offices
Preceded by
Henry M. Spofford
Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court
1858–1865
Succeeded by
Zenon Labauve, Jr.