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Barnette, William Chappelle, 1875-1939



William Chappelle Barnette worked as a lawyer and district attorney in Arcadia, Louisiana. He was elected district judge of Claibourne and Bienville parishes in 1912. In 1915, the family moved to Shreveport, where he worked as a lawyer, then served as Caddo Parish juvenile court judge from 1932 to 1939. A charter member of the Shreveport Kiwanis Club, Barnette served as the group's first president in 1921.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Chris Thomas Barnette family papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material related to the personal and professional life of Chris Thomas Barnette and his family.Series 1: Chris Thomas Barnette papers, circa 1910-1983. This series primarily consists of material documenting Barnette’s profession as a judge. This includes judicial opinions (1963-1970), correspondence (1925-1983), a scrapbook (1937-1941), clippings (1930-1982), printed items (1911-1982), photographs (circa 1910-1980), meeting minutes (1960-1964), and a...
Dates: 1888 - 2000