Edwin T. Merrick
Elected to the Supreme Court in 1855, Edwin Merrick served during the turbulent Civil War period. By moving the court from New Orleans to Shreveport, Merrick avoided war-related delays in judicial proceedings, although his family suffered from his absence.
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