Edgar A. McCulloch

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Edgar Allen McCulloch (August 1, 1861 – January 23, 1933) was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas from 1904 to 1909, Chief Justice from 1909 to 1927, and a member of the Federal Trade Commission from 1927 to 1933.

Born in Trenton, Tennessee,[1] McCulloch gained admission to the bar in Marianna, Arkansas in 1883.[2]

He was elected to the Arkansas Supreme Court in 1904 and served for 18 years, resigning in 1927 to accept an appointment from President Calvin Coolidge to the Federal Trade Commission.[2] He was chairman of that body from January 16, 1929, to November 30, 1929.[3]

A month after receiving surgery to overcome a long stomach illness,[2][1] he died from an apparent coronary thrombosis.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Edgar A. MCCulloch Dies After Long Illness", Messenger-Inquirer (January 24, 1933), p. 3 .
  2. ^ a b c "Federal Trade Board Member Dies at 71", The Morning Call (January 24, 1933), p. 1.
  3. ^ List of Commissioners, Chairwomen, and Chairmen of the Federal Trade Commission: 1915-2018 (as of November 2018).
  4. ^ "Trade Commission Member Is Dead", The Daily Oklahoman (January 24, 1933), p. 10.

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Preceded by Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court
Succeeded by
Preceded by Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court
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