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Judge James Keith

Judge James Keith

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Death 2 Jan 1918 (aged 78)
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section H, Lot 3
Memorial ID 6685140 · View Source
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The most able and successful son of Isham and Juliet Chilton Keith of Fauquier County married Frances Morson. She was the daughter of Arthur Alexander Morson and Maria Scott Morson. The red haired, blue-eyed James Keith enlisted with the Black Horse Troop on 25 April 1861. The reports distinguish him in battle. He was appointed adjutant on 7 December 1863. After being captured at Appomattox, he was paroled at Winchester on 30 May 1865. After taking his degree in law from the University of Virginia, he engaged in the practice. Elected to the Virginia Legislature in 1869, he was soon elected Circuit Judge. Elevated to a seat on the bench of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, he soon was made president.



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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 14 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6685140
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judge James Keith (7 Sep 1839–2 Jan 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6685140, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .