Fontaine, Edward, Lld
Fontaine, Edward, LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born at Greenwood, Virginia, August 5, 1814. He was educated in the military academy at West Point, N.Y.; became a Methodist minister in Texas in 1840; held various parishes in Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana from 1847 until 1855, when he was admitted to the bar. He served as captain in the battle of Manassas. He died at Belvidere, Mississippi, January 19, 1884.