Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1908-11-12
Death 1999-03-04
English

Biographical notes:

Lawyer, judge, and U.S. Supreme Court justice.

From the description of Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 (bulk 1959-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984351

Biographical Note

  • 1908, Nov. 12: Born, Nashville, Ill.
  • 1929: A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1932: LL.B., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1932 - 1933 : Law clerk to Judge John B. Sanborn, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • 1934 - 1950 : Member of law firm, Dorsey, Colman, Barker, Scott, and Barber, Minneapolis, Minn.; partner in firm, 1943-1950
  • 1935 - 1941 : Instructor in real property and taxation, St. Paul College of Law, St. Paul, Minn.
  • 1941: Married Dorothy E. Clark
  • 1945 - 1947 : Instructor in wills and administration, University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • 1950 - 1959 : Resident Counsel, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Association, Rochester, Minn. Member, Section of Administration, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • 1959 - 1970 : Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • 1969 - 1979 : Member, Judicial Conference of the United States Advisory Committee on Judicial Activities
  • 1970 - 1994 : Associate justice, United States Supreme Court; retired from the Court in August 1994
  • 1979 - 1995 : Co-moderator, seminar on justice and society, Aspen Institute, Aspen, Colo.
  • 1999, Mar. 4: Died, Arlington, Va.

From the guide to the Harry A. Blackmun Papers, 1913-2001, (bulk 1959-1994), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Constitutional law--United States
  • Adoption--Law and legislation--United States
  • Criminal law
  • Reverse discrimination--Law and legislation--United States
  • Civil rights--United States
  • Practice of law
  • Law
  • Fetal tissues--Research--Law and legislation--United States
  • Administrative law--United States
  • Prisons--Law and legislation--United States
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
  • Labor laws and legislation
  • Fetal tissues--Research--Law and legislation
  • Taxation--Law and legislation
  • Administrative law
  • Constitutional law
  • Abortion--Law and legislation
  • Law--United States
  • Civil rights
  • Corporal punishment--United States
  • Abortion--Law and legislation--United States
  • Prisons--Law and legislation
  • Taxation--Law and legislation--United States
  • Criminal law--United States
  • Reverse discrimination--Law and legislation
  • Practice of law--Minnesota--Minneapolis
  • Labor laws and legislation--United States
  • Corporal punishment
  • Adoption--Law and legislation

Occupations:

  • Jurists

Places:

  • Saint Paul (Minn.) (as recorded)
  • Saint Paul (Minn.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Minnesota--Minneapolis (as recorded)