John B. Minor

From Cvillepedia
Jump to: navigation, search

John Barbee Minor (18131895) was an American jurist.

Early years

Born in Louisa County, Virginia on June 2, 1813 to Launcelot Minor and Mary Overton Tompkins.

Career

Minor practiced law in Virginia and then taught at the University of Virginia School of Law for fifty years.

Family life

Later life, death, and namesakes

Professor Minor died on July 29, 1895. He is buried at the University of Virginia cemetery. Minor Hall, occupied by the law school from 1911 to 1932, was named after him. The University of Virginia School of Law established a John B. Minor professorship in Law and History.

References


External Links