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John Howard Ferguson (June 10, 1838 – November 12, 1915) was an American lawyer and judge from Louisiana, most famous as the defendant in the Plessy v ...

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Dec 20, 2018 ... Ferguson, John H. (Judge). Biography: A Massachusetts native, Louisiana judge John Howard Ferguson presided over Homer Adolph Plessy's ...

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Convicted by a New Orleans court of violating the 1890 law, Plessy filed a petition against the presiding judge, Hon. John H. Ferguson, claiming that the law  ...

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John Howard Ferguson: Jim Crow law: Challenging the Separate Car Act: …new judge in Desdunes's case, John Ferguson, dismissed the case.

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John H. Ferguson, judge of the criminal District Court for the parish of Orleans, and setting forth in substance the following facts: That petitioner was a citizen of ...

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18, 1892, Orleans Parish criminal court Judge John Howard Ferguson, a “ carpetbagger” descending from a Martha's Vineyard shipping family, became the  ...

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Judge John Ferguson Ryland was born November 2, 1797, in King and Queen County, Virginia.[i] In 1811, his family relocated to Richmond County, Kentucky, ...

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PLESSY V. FERGUSON. As Americans we have ... He was then arrested and brought before New Orleans Parish Judge John Ferguson. Plessy and his attorney ...

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He then filed a petition against the judge in that trial, Hon. John H. Ferguson, at the Louisiana Supreme Court, arguing that the segregation law violated the ...