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Joseph Rucker Lamar

Born: 15-Oct-1857
Birthplace: Ruckersville, GA
Died: 2-Jan-1916
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, GA

Gender: Male
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Supreme Court Justice, 1911-16

Father: James Sanford Lamar
Mother: Mary Rucker (d. 27-Jan-1864)
Mother: Sallie May Ford (stepmother after 1865)
Brother: Philip J. (b. 15-Mar-1859)
Sister: Mary (b. 11-Dec-1860)
Wife: Clarinda Huntington Pendleton (m. 30-Jan-1879, d. 1943, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Philip Rucker (b. 1880, d. 1938)
Son: William Pendleton (b. 1882, d. 1958)
Daughter: Mary (b. 1885, d. 1885)

    High School: Richmond Academy
    High School: Penn Lucy School
    University: University of Georgia
    University: BA, Bethany College (1877)
    Law School: Washington & Lee University
    Administrator: Trustee, Richmond Academy
    Administrator: Trustee, Medical College of Georgia

    US Supreme Court Justice (3-Jan-1911 to 2-Jan-1916, his death)
    Georgia State Supreme Court (1901-05)
    Georgia State House of Representatives (1886-89)
    Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
    State Bar of Georgia 1878
    Stroke 1915 (paralytic)


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