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George Josiah Sturges Walker


Gender:
Male
Born:
1807
Died:
1868
Later Residences:
Richmond County, GA
Marriage(s):
Mitchell Walker (unknown)
Biographical Notes:
George Josiah Sturges Walker graduated from the University of Georgia in 1825 and attended the Litchfield Law School in 1826. He served as a Georgia State Representative in 1828. He married Miss Mitchell Walker and their last place of residence was in Richmond County, GA.

Education
Years at LLS:
1826
Other Education:
Graduated from the University of Georgia in 1825.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer; Political Office
State Posts:
State Representative (GA) 1828

Related Objects and Documents
In the Ledger:
Other:
help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1848.

"George Josiah Sturges Walker Notebook." (University of Alabana School of Law, Bounds Law Library).

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