Edward Douglass White House

Also known as: Edward Douglass White Louisiana State Commemorative Area
5 mi. N of Thibodaux on LA 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana



This 1-1/2-story frame house was birthplace, childhood home, and estate of Edward Douglass White (1845-1921), Associate and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1894-1921). His greatest impact resulted from his "rule of reason" for the enforcement of the Sherman Antitrust Act. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 8, 1976

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1976
Reference number
NR name
White, Edward Douglass, House
Areas of significance
Law; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1790; 1845; 1921
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1