Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998

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Lawyer and U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

From the description of U.S. Supreme Court case files 1972-1987 [part 2]. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 36499084

From the description of U.S. Supreme Court case files 1972-1987 [part 1]. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 36498714

Powell was an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1929, Law class of 1931, and later a Trustee, and a Justice of the United States Supreme Court, 1971-1987.

From the description of Correspondence; and records, including Supreme Court nomination, 1971 1959-1971. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 52542827

Lewis F. Powell (1907- ), judge, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. Court of Appeals Circuit judge.

From the description of Lewis F. Powell oral history interview, 1990 Nov. 5. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38477482

Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of Virginia. Ted Dalton died 30 October 1989.

From the guide to the Ted Dalton Papers, 1933-1978, 1952-1959., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

Lawyer and U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

Powell practiced law in Richmond, Virginia from 1932 to 1971. He spent most of those years at the firm now known as Hunton & Williams where he was a named partner. Powell served as a Combat Intelligence Officer in the Army Air Forces during World War II. Professional affiliations included: American Bar Association (President 1964-1965); American Bar Foundation (President 1969-1971); American College of Trial Lawyers (President 1969-1970). Civic and educational activities included: Richmond School Board, 1950-1961 (Chairman 1952-1961); Virginia State Board of Education, 1961-1969 (President 1968-1969); Chairman, Special Charter Commission (Richmond, Virginia), 1947; Virginia Constitutional Revision Commission, 1967-1968. Nominated by President Richard M. Nixon in October 1971 and confirmed by the Senate that December, Powell served on the U.S. Supreme Court from January 1972 to June 1987. In retirement he served as an extra judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals from 1987 to 1996. He sat primarily in the Fourth Circuit.

From the description of Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 1] (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 36524411

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referencedIn Clement F. Haynsworth Papers, 1886-1989, (bulk 1957-1989) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 2]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn Account of Lewis F. Powell's Supreme court nomination, [[1971]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Subject Files on the Supreme Court of the United States, 1/20/1981 - 1/20/1989 Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
creatorOf Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. Papers of Harry F. Byrd, Jr., [manuscript], 1924-2003. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. U.S. Supreme Court case files 1972-1987 [part 1]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn Haynsworth, Clement F. (Clement Furman), 1912-1989. Papers of Clement F. Haynsworth, 1886-1989 (bulk 1957-1989). Library of Congress
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 6]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. collection : 1937-1999. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Executive Office Building tape number 308
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referencedIn Shirley M. Hufstedler Papers, 1979-1981, (bulk 1980-1981) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. [Address]. University of Texas, Tarlton Law Library, Jamail Center for Legal Research
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referencedIn Daniel J. Boorstin Papers, 1882-1995, (bulk 1944-1994) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004. Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-1995 (bulk 1944-1994). Library of Congress
referencedIn Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Oval Office tape number 598
creatorOf Freund, Paul Abraham, 1908-. Papers of Paul A. Freund. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Dalton, Ted, 1901-1989. Papers, 1933-1978, 1952-1959. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards. 1893 - 2008. Commission Records
referencedIn Hufstedler, Shirley M. Shirley M. Hufstedler papers, 1979-1981 (bulk 1980-1981). Library of Congress
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 7]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. U.S. Supreme Court case files 1972-1987 [part 2]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 5]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. Letter to Harold J. Gallagher. Washington, DC. 1971 Nov. 11. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Johnston, Henry Poellnitz, 1908-. Memorabilia, 1979-1980. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Executive Office Building tape number 282
creatorOf Spong, William B. (William Belser), 1920-1997. Papers of William B. Spong [manuscript], 1957-1988. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Yoder, Edwin M. (Edwin Milton), 1934-. Edwin M. Yoder papers, 1945-1998. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998,. Lewis F. Powell oral history interview, 1990 Nov. 5. Georgia State University
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. White House telephone tape number 12
referencedIn Collins, Winifred Quick, 1911-1999. Papers, ca. 1913-2000 (inclusive), 1937-1999 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Edwin M. Yoder Papers (#4963), 1945-1998 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
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creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 1] The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Grimsley, Edward. Papers of Edward Grimsley,1961-1997. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Whitehead, Robert, 1897-1960. Papers of Robert Whitehead [manuscript], 958-1960. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf 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 Philip W. Buchen Papers. 1962 - 1992. Correspondence Files
creatorOf Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. White House telephone tape number 11
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referencedIn Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. The nomination of Lewis F. Powell Jr. to be a Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S., 12005. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Clerk's Correspondence and other Records, 1918-2006 Supreme Court of Virginia Archives, Virginia State Law Library.
creatorOf United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. F.B.I. file of Lewis F. Powell, Jr., 1964-1988. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Dabney, Virginius, 1901-1995. Papers of Virginius Dabney, 1927-1984. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Jervey, Edward Drewry, 1929-. Papers of Edward Drewry Jervey [manuscript], 1961-1974. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. The nomination of Lewis F. Powell Jr. to be a Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S. [manuscript], 2005. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Correspondence; and records, including Supreme Court nomination, 1971 1959-1971. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Latimer, James Howe, 1913-2000. James H. Latimer papers, 1864-2000 (bulk 1934-2000) Library of Virginia
creatorOf Whitehead, Robert, 1897-1960. Papers of Robert Whitehead, 1958-1960. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 4]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Ted Dalton Papers, 1933-1978, 1952-1959. Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
referencedIn Powell, Josephine Rucker, 1911-1996. Josephine Rucker Powell papers : 1929-1996. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn Edwin M. Yoder Papers (#4963), 1945-1998 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
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