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William Dickinson Pickett

March 10, 1837
Home Town:
Anson County, NC
Later Residences:
Autauga County, AL
Eliza Whitman Pickett (June 10, 1829)
Biographical Notes:
William Dickson Pickett was the son of William Raiford and Frances (Dickson) Pickett. He died at Montgomery, AL.

Years at LLS:
Other Education:
Graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1822.

Profession / Service
Political Office
State Posts:
Solicitor of the Circuit Court Court (AL) 1829
Judge of the Circuit Court (AL) 1834-1837

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.
George C. Woodruff List

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1848), 21.

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