Elbert English

Elbert H. English (1816-1884) was chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court when the state seceded from the Union in 1861. English was also secretary at St. Johns’ College in the mid-1800s and was a prominent Arkansas Freemason. He is buried at Mount Holly Cemetery.

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Courtesy of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Central Arkansas Library System