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.