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Personnel of the Virginia Legal Advisory Boards 1917 — 1919


(In all cases the office of the chairman is the headquarters of the board; where members live in same city, address is not repeated).

Hon. Harry St. George Tucker, Chairman, Lexington, Va.; James R. Caton, Alexandria, Va.; Hugh L. Bond, Wise, Va.

Note – Thos. W. Shelton served November, 1917, to July 15, 1918; John Garland Pollard served November, 1917, to July 26, 1918; John W. Chalkley served July 26 to October, 1918.


For Accomac County – Benj. T. Gunter (chairman), George L. Doughty, Jr., Accomac; N. B. Wescott, Onley.
For Albemarle County and Charlottesville – R. T. W. Duke, Jr. (chairman), Judge A. D. Dabney, H. W. Walsh (released for military service), C. W. Allen, Charlottesville.
For Alexandria County and City – Judge Louis C. Barley (chairman), Gardner L. Booths, Mexandria; Charles T. Jessee, Rosslyn.
For Alleghany County – F. W. King (chairman), Clifton Forge; Charles P. Jones, Jr., Covlngton; Geo. A. Revercomb, Covington.
For Amelia County – J. G. Jefferson (chairman), S. L. Farrar, T. B – Hardaway, Amelia
For Amherst County – Wm. Kinckle Allen (chairman), Judge C. J. Campbell, Otto L. Evans, Amherst.
For Appomattox County – A. H. Clement (chairman), S. L. Ferguson, W. C. Franklin, Appomattox
For Augusta County and Staunton – Armistead C. Gordon (Chairman), Fitzhugh Elder, Wm. A. Pratt, Staunton
For Bath County – J. T. McAllister (chairman), Hot Springs; H. H. Byrd, W. M. McAllister, Warm Springs
For Bedford County – Nelson Sale (chairman), Samuel S. Lambeth, Jr., Landon Lowry, Bedford City.
For Bland County – T. J. Muncy (chairman), A. R. Porterfield, Kegley Fulton, Bland.
For Botetourt County – W. B. Allen (chairman), Buchanan; I. V. Barley, B. Haden, Fincastle.
For Brunswick County – Marvin Smithey (chairman), Edward P. Buford, B. A. Lewis, Lawrencevllle.
For Buchanan County – J. H. Stinson (chairman), W. A. Dogherty, F. H. Combs, Grundy.
For Buckingham County – E. W. Hubard (chairman), A. S. Hall, Douglas Patteson, Buckingham.
For Campbell County – A. H. Light (chairman), Frank Nelson, Rustburg; W. M. Murrell, Lynchburg.
For Caroline County – Richard L. Beale (chairman), Willing Bowie, Bowling Green; D. B. Powers, Jr., Port Royal.
For Carroll County – D. W. Bolen (chairman), Wm. D. Tomplkin, Hillsville; S. Floyd Landreth, Galax.
For Charles City County – L. M. Nance (chairman), Roxbur; J. N. Hubbard, Charles City; W. M. Nance, Roxbury.
For Charlotte County – Robert F. Hutcheson (chairman), Thos E. Watkins, Boylan Green, Charlotte C. H.
For Chesterfield County – James W. Gordon (chairman), W. M. Justis, Jr., Haskins Hobson, Richmond.
For Clarke County – A. Moore, Jr. (chairman), W. T. Lewis, Blackburn Smith, Berryville.
For Craig County – Jullan Bryant (chairman), J. P. Jones, G W. Layman. New Castle.
For Culpeper County – B. H. Gibson (chairman), Burnett Miller, C. M. Waite, Culpeper.
For Cumberland County – A. B. Armstrong (chairman), Judge W. M. Smith; B. B. Woodson, Cumberland.
For Dickenson County – A. A. Skeen (chairman), S. H. Sulerland, S. P. Riddle, Cllntwood.
For Dinwiddie County and Petersburg – J. Gordon Bohanm (chairman) Alexander Donnan Hamilton, Charles T. Lassiter, Petersburg; Morton G. Goode, Dinwiddle.
For Elizabeth City County and Hampton – C. Vernon Spratley (chairman), John Weymouth, W. C. L. Taliaferro, Hampton.
For Essex County – J. M. Lewis (chairman), H. C. DeShields, Tappahannock; H. L. Newbill, Montague.
For Fairfax County – F. S. McCandlish (chairman), F. D. Richardson, John W. Rusk, Fairfax.
For Fauquier County – B – A. McIntyre (chairman), Wm. Horgan, Frank C. Brooke, Warrenton.
For Floyd County – B. G. Howard (chairman), J. B. Proflitt, V. M. Sowder, Floyd.
For Fluvanna County – Pembroke Pettit (chairman), L. O. Haden, Judge J. O. Sheppard, Palmyra.
For Franklin County – John P. Lee (chairman), A. H. Hopkins, H. N. Dillard, Rocky Mount.
For Frederick County – Robt. M. Ward (chairman), R. Gray Williams, S. L. Lupton, Wincheser. Note – T. Russell Cather served to June 21, 1918, when he entered military service.
For Giles County – Martin Williams (chairman), Bernard Mason, D. J. Chapman, Pearisburg
For Gloucester County – J. L. Taliaferro (chairman), G. S. Smith, Jr., Gloucester
For Goochland County – A. C. Monteiro (chairman), David H. Leake, Richmond; H. G. Buchanan, Goochland, Jno. C. Massey, East Leake – Note – Walter Leake served until October 11, 1918.
For Grayson County – P. L. Harrlngton (chairman), R. L. Kirby, John M. Parsons, Independence.
For Greene County – John S. Chapman (chairman), B. M. Bushong, N. B. Early, Jr., Stanardsville.
For Greensville County – S. V. Southall (chairman), E. Peyton Turner, E. Ennis Eanes, E. C. Palmer, Emporia.
For Halifax County – M. B. Booker (chairman), Houston; B. Watkins Leigh, South Boston; John Martin, Houston.
For Hanover County – C. P. Cardwell (chairman), Hanover; Walter Sydnor, Ashland; Robt. T. Winston, Hanover.
For Henrico County – Robt. H. Talley (chairman), W. W. Beverly, Lewis C. Williams, Richmond.
For Henry County – S. G. Whittle, Jr. (chairman), P. D. Drewry, Geo. L. Gravely, Martinsville.
For Highland County – A. L. Jones (chairman), Boyd Stevenson, J. M. Colaw, Monterey.
For Isle of Wight County – Geo. F. Whitley (chairman), B. H. Williams, Smithfield; Parke P. Deans, Windsor.
For James City City – Ashton Doveli (chairman), Norvell L. Henley, Frank Armistead, Williamsburg. Note – L. C. Phillips served until his death in June, 1918.
For King George County – J. A. Billingsley (chairman), W. A. Rose, King George; J. C. Grigsby, Index.
For King and Queen County – J. W. Fleet (chairman), Francis W. Smith, Biscoe; W. G. Bene, King and Queen C. H. – Note – R. N. Pollard served to December 13, 1917.
For King William County – H. I. Lewis (chairman), West Point; W. A. Willeroy, Palls; W. T. Mooklar, Mangohick.
For Lancaster County – T. J. Downing (chairman), Lancaster; Frank G. Newbill, Lovingston; W. B. Hathaway, White Stone.
For Lee County – L. M. Robinette (chairman), Judge J. W. Orr, B. E. Skaggs, Jonesville.
For Loudoun County – Edwin B. Garrett (chairman), Chas. F. Harrison, Edward Nichols, Leesburg.
For Louisa County – Wm. Chew Bibb (chairman), A. C. Gordon, W. Worth Smith, Jr., Louisa.
For Lunenburg County – W. E. Nelson (chairman), Lunenburg; N. S. Turnbull, Jr., Victoria; L B. Bell, Wilburn.
For Madison County – N. G. Payne (chairman), E. A. Carpenter, R. J. Thrift, Madison.
For Mathews County – J. B. Healy (chairman), Mathews; J. Boyd Sears, Mathews; R. L. McCready, Mathews. – Note – Thomas D. Hudgins served to October 17, 1918.
For Mecklenburg County – C. T. Baskervill (chairman), C. J. Faulkner, Boydton; T. N. Williams, Clarkeville.
For Middlesex County – Wm. D. Evans (chairman), Saluda; Lucius F. Harper, L. N. Weaver, Urbanna.
For Montgomery County and City of Radford – H. C. Tyler (chairman), East Radford; M. H. Tompkins. Wm. H. Calhoun, Christiansburg. – Note -H. Stuart Lewis served November 1917 to September 20, 1918.
For Nelson County – S. B. Whitehead (chairman), L. Bradford Tucker, Pierce Loving, Lovingston
For New Kent County – Roger T. Gregory (chairman), Tunstalls, Manly H. Barnes Providence Forge, H. C. Cooper, Toano.
For Norfolk County – H. C. Sherritt (chairman), Geo. C. Martin, E. M. Baum, Jr., Norfolk – Note -G.. Tayloe Gwathney served as chairman from November, 1917, to August, 1918.
For Northampton County – John T. Wilikins, III (chairman), Eastville; J. E. Nottingham, Jr., Franktown; Thos. H. Nottingham, Eastville.
For Northumberland County – A. S. Rice (chairman), E. Hugh Smith, Heathsville; C. S. Towles, Reidsville.
For Nottoway County – W. Moncure Gravatt (chairman), Blacketone; H. H. Watson, Henry E. Lee, Crewe.
For Orange County – Geo. S. Shackleford (chairman), E. H. Dejarnette, Jr., Alexander T. Browning, Orange.
For Page County – B. S. Parks (chairman), W. F. Keyser, L. S. Walton, Luray.
For Patrick County – B. E. Wooiwine (chairman), J. M. Hooker, H. L. Hooker, Stuart.
For Pittsylvania County – No. 1 – J. L. Tredway (chairman), Jos. Whitehead, Wm. Smith, Chatham.
For Pittsylvania County – No. 2 – B. Walton Brown (chairman), Malcolm K. Harris, Julian Mends, Danville.
For Powhatan County – M. P. Bonifant (chairman), H. W. Goode, Powhatan; Frank Michaux, Jordan’s Store.
For Prince Edward County – Robert K. Brock (chairman), J. Taylor Thompson, E. S. Shields. Farmville.
For Prince George County – J. K. McCotter (chairman), David A. Harrison, Jr., Hopewell; Judge Timothy Rives, Rives.
For Princess Anne County – A. J. Ackiss (chairman), E. J. Smith, V. H. Kellum, Norfolk.
For Prince William County – Thos. H. Lion (chairman), H. Thornton Davies, C. A. Sinclair, Manassas.
For Pulaski County – John S. Draper (chairman), Allen T. Eskridge, O. C. Brewer, Pulaski.
For Rappahannock County – F. C. Baggarly (chairman), C. H. Keyser, Washington; Geo. W. Settle, Flint Hill.
For Richmond County – A. N. Weilford (chairman), Judge J. W. Chinn, Jr., J. D. Garland, Warsaw.
For Roanoke County and Salem – J. D. Logan (chairman), J. P. Saul, Jr., L. B. Allen, Salem.
For Rockbridge County – Wm. T. Shields (chairman), Frank T. Glasgow, Lexington; Harry S. Rucker, Buena Vista.
For Rockingham County – Jno. H. Downing (chairman), George O. Grattan, Jr., H. W. Wyat, Harrisonburg. – Note – Geo. B. Sipe served as chairman from November, 1917, to September 20, 1918.
For Russell County – W. W. Bird (chairman), Lebanon; A. O. Lively, Honaker; T. L. Sutherland, Lebanon.
For Scott County – Ezra T. Carter (chairman), S. H. Bond, W. H. Nickels, Gate City.
For Shenandoah County – M. L. Walton (chairman), F. S. Tavenner, Woodstock; C. B. Guyer, Strasburg.
For Smyth County – Geo. W. Richardson (chairman), Marion; W. R. D. Moncure, Chilbowie; Gee. Fred. Cook, Marion.
For Spotsylvania County and Fredericksburg – Judge John T. Goolrick (chairman), Frank Chichester, Fredericksburg, J. H. Biscoe, Granite Springs
For Southampton County – J. C. Parker (chairman), E. Frank Story, Claude J. Edwards, Franklin
For Stafford County – F. Briggs Richardson (1) (Chairman) 1. Released September 10, 1918.
For Sussex County – Wm. B. Cocke (chairman) Stony Creek; Robert W. Arnold, Waverly; Judge J. E. Persons, Jarratts
For Tazewell County – E. L. Greever (chairman), A. S. Higginbotham, Barnes Gillespie, Tazewell.
For Warren County – A. O. Weaver (chairman), E. H. Jackson, Giles Cook, Jr., Front Royal.
For Warwick County and Newport News – W. C. Stuart (chairman), Allen D. Jones, Robt. C. Bickford, Newport News. – Note -W. Robinson served November, 1917, to October 11, 1918; Geo. Neims Wise served November, 1917, to November 1, 1918.
For Washington County and Bristol City – Saml. V. Fulkerson (chairman), Bristol; Geo. B. Penn, Jr., H. Emory Widener, Abingdon.
For Westmoreland County – W. T. Mayo (chairman), Hague; George Walker, Oldhams; Geo. Mason, Colonial Beach.
For Wise County – Rufus A. Ayers (chairman), Big Stone Gap; Robert B. Parker, Appalachia; O. M. Vicars, Wise.
For Wythe County – Wailer S. Poage (chairman), Robert Sayers, W. B. Fulton, Wytheville.
For York County – Conway H. Shields (chairman). Thos. S. Harris, Yorktown; W. B. Hogg, Tampico.
For Norfolk City – District No. 1 – A. B. Selder (chairman), W. H. T. Loyall, J. L. Huband, Norfolk.
For Norfolk City – District No. 2 – Braden Van Deventer (1) (chairman), S. Heth Tyler, John W. Oast, Jr., Norfolk., 1. Released November 2, 1918, to enter military service.
For Norfolk City – District No. 3 – Theodore S. Garnett, Jr. (chairman), Wm. W. Old, Jr., Percy S. Stevenson, Jr., Norfolk.
For Portsmouth City – Leigh B. Watts (chairman), Frank L. Crocker, Robert B. Albertson, Portsmouth.
For Richmond City – District No. 1 – James Caskie (chairman), James Lewis Anderson, Geddes H. Winston, Richmond.
For Richmond City – District No. 2 – George Bryan (chairman), C. M. Chichester, C. W. Throckmorton, Richmond.
For Richmond City – District No. 3 – A. S. Buford (chairman), John S. Eggleston, John Howard, Richmond.
For Richmond City – District No. 4 – Judge Daniel Grinnan (chairman), G. Canton Jackson, John B. Lightfoot, Richmond.
For Richmond – District No. 5 – E. Randolph Williams (chairman), E. B. Thomasson, C. U. Williams, Richmond.
For Roanoke City – District No. 1 – Whitwell W. Coxe (chairman), C. S. McNulty, D. D. Hull, Jr., Roanoke. – Note -J. H. Chitwood served to December 21, 1917.
For Roanoke City – District No. 2 – James P. Woods (chairman), B. W. Poindexter, A. L. Hughson, Roanoke.
For Lynchburg City – James T. Noel (chairman), Gibson Hobbs, A. B. Long, Lynchburg.