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John S. Battle

John S. BattleAKA John Stewart Battle

Born: 11-Jul-1890
Birthplace: New Bern, NC
Died: 9-Apr-1972
Location of death: Charlottesville, VA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Monticello Memorial Park, Charlottesville, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Virginia, 1950-54

Military service: US Army (WWI, Pvt.)

Father: Henry Wilson Battle (minister)
Mother: Margaret Stewart
Wife: Mary Jane Lipscomb ("Janie", m. 12-Jun-1918, until his death, d. 14-Jan-1990, two sons)
Son: John S. Battle, Jr. (attorney)
Son: William Cullen Battle (businessman/diplomat, b. 1920, d. 2008)

    University: AA, Mars Hill College
    University: BA, Wake Forest University
    Law School: LLB, University of Virginia Law School (1913)

    US Commission on Civil Rights (1957-59)
    Governor of Virginia (1950-54)
    Virginia State Senate (1934-49)
    Virginia State House of Delegates (1930-34)
    Perkins, Battle & Minor Partner
    Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Kiwanis Club Charlottesville
    Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Virginia Bar Association 1913

    Highway 301 (1-Dec-1950) · Himself

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