Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. WAde Keyes (October 10, 1821 March 2, 1879) was a prominent Confederate politician.HE was born in Mooresville, Alabama, the son of General George and Nellie (Rutledge) Keyes. HE was educated by private tutors and attended LaGrange College in Georgia and the University of Virginia before moving to Lexington, Kentucky, in late 1840s to study law. HE had a daughter, Mary, by his marriage to a Miss Whitfield.KEyes was a Methodist and a Democrat. HE moved to Tallahassee, Florida, in 1844 where he practiced law and then he moved to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1851. HE was the author of two volumes on legal subjects: An Essay on the Learning of Future Interests in Real Property (1853) and An Essay on the Learning of Remainders (1854). IN 1853, Keyes was given the chancellorship for the Southern Division of Alabama.