Bayne, Thomas Levingston - from United States

ID: 261194
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1847

Was born in Clinton, Jones County, Ga,., on August 4, 1826. Having lost both parents at an early age, he removed to the house of an uncle in Butler County, Ala., whence he entered College. In 1848 he went to New Orleans, La., where he studied law in the office of Thomas Allen Clarke, Esq.

He was admitted to the bar in 1850, and in 1852 entered into partnership with Mr. Clarke. In 1862 he joined the Washington Artillery of New Orleans, in the Confederate service, as a private, and was wounded at the battle of Shiloh After his recovery he was appointed captain for gallant conduct, and by subsequent promotions reached the rank of lieutenant colonel. After the close of the war he resumed practice in New Orleans with his former partner, and continued to be devoted to his profession until his death, with the reputation of being one of the leading lawyers of the State. He died at his home in New Orleans, on December 11, 1891, in his 66th year.

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