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Edward Terry Sanford
Birth: Jul. 23, 1865
Death: Mar. 8, 1930

US Supreme Court Associate Justice. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, he graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1883, earned a law degree from Harvard University and established a law practice in Knoxville, Tennessee. He lectured in law at the University of Tennessee (1898-1907) and was appointed Special Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States in 1907. In 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt appointed Sanford to the United States District Court for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee, where he served for fifteen years. President Warren G. Harding nominated Sanford as a Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1923 and he served until his death at age 64 in Washington, D.C. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edward Jackson Sanford (1831 - 1902)
  Emma Chavannes Sanford (1841 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Lutie Woodruff Sanford (1866 - 1939)
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Sanford (1861 - 1864)*
  John Adrian Sanford (1862 - 1864)*
  Edward Terry Sanford (1865 - 1930)
  Louis Chavannes Sanford (1868 - 1868)*
  Emma Sanford Robinson (1869 - 1940)*
  George William Sanford (1871 - 1872)*
  Alfred Fanton Sanford (1875 - 1946)*
  Mary Sanford Ault (1877 - 1970)*
  Louise Sanford Fisher (1882 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section 28, Grove 28
 
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Record added: Jun 11, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5708
Edward Terry Sanford
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Edward Terry Sanford
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Edward Terry Sanford
Added by: Mark Pawelczak
 
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- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Jul. 23, 2014
Cudos!
- Nena Smothers
 Added: Mar. 22, 2014
Thank you for your services to the government and on the Supreme Court. Rest in peace.
- J.B.
 Added: May. 2, 2013
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