Portraits of Jurists, 1840 - 1930


Portraits of Jurists, 1840 - 1930

Portraits of Jurists, 1840 - 1930

Photographs of oil paintings of jurists including one of David Davis, Nathaniel Pope, Peter S. Grosscup; two of Thomas Drummond and Henry William Blogett; one print of a sculpture of Louis Brandeis; an artwork of Supreme Court Judges of 1894; and two of unidentified jurists. The original oil paintings received from the United States District Court of Illinois and Indiana were copied and transferred to the National Portrait Gallery.

2 linear feet

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Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941

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Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...