Minton, Sherman A. 1890-1965

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Sherman Minton was born in Georgetown, Indiana. He was a World War I veteran and graduated from Indiana University law department in 1915. He received a degree from Yale in 1916. He served as a U.S. senator from 1935-1941. From 1941-1949, he was on the circuit court of appeals for the seventh circuit. From 1949 to 1956 he served on the Supreme Court. Howard J. Bourne was a Quaker who lived in Portland, Indiana. Minton and Bourne were longtime acquaintances.

From the description of Sherman Minton letters, 1949-1955. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 609650721

Lawyer, U.S. senator from Indiana, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

From the description of Papers, 1949-1956. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944355

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Minton was born in Georgetown, Indiana; studied law at Indiana and Yale universities, and practiced law in Florida and Indiana. He was elected U.S. Senator from Indiana in 1934, was Democratic Whip from 1940 to 1941, and chaired the Committee on Pensions in the 76th Congress. After losing his Senate seat, Minton was named to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, where he served from 1941 until 1949. Following the death of Justice Walter Treanor, Minton was appoited to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Truman. He served as an associate justice until 1956, when he resigned because of ill health and returned to New Albany, Indiana.

From the description of Papers, 1934-1965. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 34581422

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creatorOf Minton, Sherman, 1890-1965. Sherman Minton letters, 1949-1955. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Papers, 1942-1947 Harvard Law School, HarvardUniversity
referencedIn Medical Profession in Indiana, 1975;, 1976;, 1978 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn Earl Warren Papers, 1864-1974, (bulk 1953-1974) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953. Frederick Moore Vinson papers, 1907-1953. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1965 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964. Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965 (bulk 1935-1964). Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn History of Indiana University, 1968-1981 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn DuPre, Grace Annette, 1894-1984. Grace Annette DuPre papers, 1901-1978. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Bentley mss. II, 1890-1965 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Gage, Merrell, b. 1892. Merrell Gage papers, 1911-1982. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Sherman Minton Papers. 1949 - 1956. Subject Files
creatorOf Jones, Harry Le Roy, 1895-1986. Papers, 1917-1975, bulk 1934-1966. University of Virginia, Arthur J. Morris Law Library
creatorOf Minton, Sherman, 1890-1965. Papers, 1949-1956. Harry S Truman Library
creatorOf Jones, Harry Le Roy, 1895-1986. Papers, 1917-1975, bulk 1934-1966. University of Virginia, Arthur J. Morris Law Library
referencedIn Records of the National Park Service. 1785 - 2006. White House Albums. 1953 - 1961. Photograph of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Supreme Court Justices
referencedIn William E. Jenner and Indiana Politics, 1971-1974 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn William H. Benjamin Letters, 1935-1936 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Minton, Sherman, 1890-1965. Papers, 1934-1965. Indiana University
referencedIn Brown vs. Board of Education collection, 1950-1975 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Indiana Politics, 1969;, 1978 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn Kluger, Richard. Brown vs. Board of Education collection, 1950-1975 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Charns, Alexander, 1956-. Alexander Charns papers, 1930s-1990s [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Harold H. Burton Papers, 1792-1965, (bulk 1935-1964) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Indiana University Oral History Archive, 1991-1998 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Nicholson, Meredith, 1866-1947. Papers, 1891-1947. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wallace, Harry L. (Harry Leland), 1927-. Papers, 1955-1987. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Wallace, Tom, 1874-1961. Tom Wallace papers, 1925-1960. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Warren, Earl, 1891-1974. Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974 (bulk 1953-1974). Library of Congress
creatorOf Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. Papers, 1900-1965. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Alexander, William Albert, 1875-1943. Papers 1916-1943. Indiana University
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associatedWith Alexander, William Albert, 1875-1943. person
associatedWith Benjamin, William H. person
associatedWith Bentley, Arthur Fisher, 1870-1957 person
associatedWith Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971. person
associatedWith Bourne, Howard J. person
correspondedWith Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964. person
associatedWith Byrnes, James Francis, 1879-1972. person
associatedWith Charns, Alexander, 1956- person
associatedWith Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977. person
correspondedWith DuPre, Grace Annette, 1894-1984. person
associatedWith Farley, James Aloysius, 1888- person
associatedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. person
associatedWith Gage, Merrell, b. 1892. person
correspondedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
associatedWith Jones, Harry Le Roy, 1895-1986. person
associatedWith Keenan, Joseph Berry, 1888-1954 person
associatedWith Kluger, Richard. person
associatedWith Kluger, Richard. person
associatedWith Magruder, Calvert, 1893-1968 person
associatedWith Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949 person
associatedWith Nicholson, Meredith, 1866-1947. person
associatedWith Paul A. Freund person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Schwellenbach, Lewis B. (Lewis Baxter), 1894-1948. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith United States. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953. person
associatedWith Wallace, Harry L. (Harry Leland), 1927- person
associatedWith Wallace, Tom, 1874-1961. person
correspondedWith Warren, Earl, 1891-1974. person
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Birth 1890-10-20

Death 1965-04-09

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