Creator

Date Original

1878-1925

Description

This collection contains a letter written to Walter Henry Pemberton and financial statements issued to Walter Henry Pemberton.

Biographical/Historical Note

Walter Henry Pemberton was born in Lonoke County, Arkansas on May 31, 1857. He was educated at Bingham's Military Academy, Randolph Macon College and studied law at the University of Virginia. In 1878 he married Virginia Carroll. Pemberton inherited a plantation in Arkansas from his father and settled there after his marriage. Pemberton moved to Little Rock and began practicing law. From 1890 to 1896, he served as prosecuting attorney in Little Rock. He served two terms as a member of the Little Rock School Board, and also as president of the board. He died June 8, 1928.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Virginia

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.039.003

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Walter Henry Pemberton papers, SMC.039.003

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Walter Henry Pemberton papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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