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

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Johnson, Frank M. (Frank Minis), 1918-1999. Frank M. Johnson papers, 1945-1989 (bulk 1955-1986). Library of Congress
referencedIn United States. Court of Appeals (8th Circuit). Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. US Court of Appeals Library, 8th Circuit
creatorOf Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995. Pamphlets relating to federal and national judiciary in Minnesota, 1911- Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F. U.S. Supreme Court case files [part 2]. 1972-1987. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn Norman Dorsen Papers, 1953-2006 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Powell, Lewis F. U.S. Supreme Court case files [part 1]. 1972-1987. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn Hufstedler, Shirley M. Shirley M. Hufstedler papers, 1979-1981 (bulk 1980-1981). Library of Congress
creatorOf Blackmun, Harry A. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Family Planning Oral History Project. Records, 1909-1984 (inclusive), 1973-1977 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Schorr, Daniel, 1916-2010. Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006 (bulk 1943-2006). Library of Congress
referencedIn Daniel Schorr Papers, 1922-2006, (bulk 1943-2006) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Lewis F. Powell Jr. Papers The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn George E. MacKinnon papers., 1927-1995. Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn Dietrich Lange papers., 1889-1940. Minnesota Historical Society
creatorOf Rodell, Fred, 1907-1980. Papers. Haverford College Library
referencedIn United States. Supreme Court. Collection, 1976. Library of Congress
referencedIn Frank M. Johnson Papers, 1945-1989, (bulk 1955-1986) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Kaufman, Andrew L. Andrew L. Kaufman Research Notes and Materials for the Biography of Benjamin Cardozo. 1898-1998. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn H. R. Haldeman Diaries. 1/18/1969 - 4/30/1973. H. R. Haldeman Handwritten Diaries. 1969 - 1970. Richard Nixon Library
creatorOf MacKinnon, George E., 1906-1995. George E. MacKinnon Papers, 1927-1995. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Shirley M. Hufstedler Papers, 1979-1981, (bulk 1980-1981) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Commencement Programs and Records, 1873-2004 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library
referencedIn Freund, Paul A. Paul A. Freund papers. 1918-1993. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Freund, Paul A. Paul A. Freund papers. 1918-1993. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Heisey, George A., 1893-. George A. Heisey papers, 1917-1985. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Interviews, 1973-1977 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999. Remarks at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference, July 27, 1995, Des Moines, Iowa. US Court of Appeals Library, 8th Circuit
referencedIn Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 3]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999. Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 (bulk 1959-1994). Library of Congress
referencedIn Lange, D. (Dietrich), 1863-1940. Dietrich Lange papers, 1889-1940. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Harry A. Blackmun Papers, 1913-2001, (bulk 1959-1994) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Aspen Institute. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bezoier, Robert A. person
correspondedWith Bright, Myron H. person
correspondedWith Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995 person
correspondedWith Connolly, Daniel C. person
associatedWith Dorsen, Norman person
correspondedWith Eckman, James Russell, 1908- person
associatedWith Family Planning Oral History Project family
associatedWith Family Planning Oral History Project. corporateBody
correspondedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 person
correspondedWith Griswold, Erwin N. (Erwin Nathaniel), 1904-1994 person
correspondedWith Halladay, Henry Earnest, b. 1915 person
associatedWith Harvard Law School person
associatedWith Harvard Law School person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Heisey, George A., 1893-. person
correspondedWith Hufstedler, Shirley M. person
correspondedWith Jewell, Russell C. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Frank M. (Frank Minis), 1918-1999. person
associatedWith Judicial Conference of the United States. Advisory Committee on Judicial Activities. corporateBody
associatedWith Kaufman, Andrew L. person
correspondedWith Keith, A. M., 1928- person
associatedWith Lange, D. (Dietrich), 1863-1940. person
associatedWith MacKinnon, George E., 1906-1995. person
associatedWith Mayo Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Mayo Clinic. corporateBody
correspondedWith Merry, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1920- person
correspondedWith Mersky, Roy M. person
correspondedWith Morris, Norval person
associatedWith Paul A. Freund person
associatedWith Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. person
associatedWith Rodell, Fred, 1907-1980. person
correspondedWith Sanborn, John Bell, 1876- person
correspondedWith Schorr, Daniel, 1916-2010. person
correspondedWith Simon, James F. person
correspondedWith Simon, James F. person
correspondedWith Turow, Scott person
correspondedWith Turow, Scott person
associatedWith United Methodist Church (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Court of Appeals (8th Circuit) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith University Archives corporateBody
associatedWith University of Nebraska-Lincoln corporateBody
correspondedWith Wright, Charles Alan person
correspondedWith Wright, Charles Alan person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Saint Paul (Minn.)
Saint Paul (Minn.)
United States
Minnesota--Minneapolis
Subject
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
Occupation
Jurists
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Birth 1908-11-12

Death 1999-03-04

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