Judge Dukinfield

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Display Name: 
Judge Dukinfield
Sort Name: 
Dukinfield, Judge
AKA: 
Chancellor
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Upper Class
Rank: 
Major
Vitality: 
Dies
Occupation: 
Administrative
Specific Job: 
Judge
Cause of Death: 
Murder
Biography: 

Judge Dukinfield is “a widower of sixty and more, portly, white-headed, with an erect and dignified carriage which the Negroes called ‘rear-backted’” (12). The judge has a daughter named Emma. He has been a "Chancellor" for seventeen years (12). In Mississippi, Chancellor is another title for Judge in Chancery Court, the legal venue for settling disputes over wills, among other civil as opposed to criminal issues. The judge “believed that justice is fifty per cent legal knowledge and fifty per cent unhaste and confidence in himself and in God” (12). He is a man of routine and professional probity.

Individual or Group: 
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