Frank M. Johnson Papers 1945-1989 (bulk 1955-1986)
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Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr. (August 15, 1935 – March 1, 2021) was an American business executive and civil rights activist who worked for Civil Rights Movement organizations before being chosen by President Bill Clinton as his close adviser. Born in Atlanta, Jordan grew up with his family in the segregated societal cosmos of Atlanta. An honors graduate of David T. Howard High School, he matriculated to DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, graduating in 1957, the only black student in a cla...
Alcee Lamar Hastings (September 5, 1936 - April 6, 2021) was the U.S. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district. The district includes most of the majority-black precincts in and around Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. A Democrat, Hastings served as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida until his impeachment and removal for accepting bribes. Born in Altamonte Springs, Florida, Hastings was educated at Howard ...
George Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician who served as the 45th Governor of Alabama for four terms. He is best remembered for his staunch segregationist and populist views. During his tenure, he promoted "low-grade industrial development, low taxes, and trade schools". He sought the United States presidency as a Democrat three times, and once as an American Independent Party candidate, unsuccessfully each time. Wallace notoriously opposed deseg...
Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (January 5, 1928-April 19, 2021) is an American politician, diplomat and lawyer who served as the 42nd vice president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A United States senator from Minnesota (1964–1976), he was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1984 United States presidential election, but lost to Ronald Reagan in an Electoral College landslide. Reagan won 49 states while Mondale carried his home state of Minnesota and the District of Columbia. In Octob...
Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; d. 1995. From the description of Papers, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149469 Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; died 1995. From the description of Warren E. Burger introduction, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983627 ...
Judge Elbert Parr Tuttle (1897-1996) was a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit from 1954, and served as Chief Judge of that court from 1960 until his 70th birthday in 1967. While he "retired" to Senior Judge status a year later, in 1968, he remained actively involved in Court work until very near his death and sat on cases until 1990. From the description of Elbert P. Tuttle papers, 1917-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517636 Elbert Parr ...
Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Emanuel Celler : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481075 Emmanuel Celler was a Representative from New York. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Columbia College in 1910 and Law school in 1912. His work in politics began during the first World War as an appeal agent on the draft board. His career in politics continues until 1975, he then returned to pract...
Frank Minis Johnson, Jr. (1918-1999), federal judge, received a recess appointment from President Dwight D. Eisenhower on October 22, 1955 to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. He was nominated on January 12, 1956; confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1956; and received his commission on February 1, 1956. He served as chief judge, 1966 to 1979. On April 2, 1979, he was nominated by President Jimmy Carter to a new seat in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit....
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. ...
Burke Marshall (1922-2003), lawyer and government official, was the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice from 1961 to 1964. From the description of Marshall, Burke, 1922-2003 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571372 ...
Fob James successfully ran for governor of Alabama, as a Democrat, in 1978. In 1994, he again successfully ran for the governorship, this time as a Republican. From the description of Campaign Records, 1978-1979. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 42614072 ...
Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974 (bulk 1953-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982564 Biographical Note 1891, May 19 Born, Los Angeles, Calif. 1912 B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif. ...
Hugh Doggett Scott Jr. (November 11, 1900 – July 21, 1994) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He served as Senate Minority Leader from 1969 to 1977. Born and educated in Virginia, Scott moved to Philadelphia to join his uncle's law firm. He was appointed as Philadelphia's assistant district attorney in 1926 and remained in that position until 1941. Scot...
Griffin B. Bell (1918- ), Judge for the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (1961-1976) and U.S. District Attorney General (1977-1979). From the description of Griffin B. Bell oral history interviews, 1990 June 12 and Sept. 19. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38477621 Griffin Boyette Bell was born in Americus, Georgia, on 31 October 1918. He served in the United States Army, attaining the rank of Major, from 1941 to 1946 and graduated cum laude from Mercer Un...
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (in case citations, 11th Cir.) is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: Middle District of Alabama, Northern District of Alabama, Southern District of Alabama, Middle District of Florida, Northern District of Florida, Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Georgia, Northern District of Georgia, Southern District of Georgia These districts were originally part of ...
Godbold served as United States Circuit Judge in Montgomery (Ala.) after 1966. From the description of Investiture Transcript, 1966. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 37523765 ...
Aurelia S. Browder was a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case in Montgomery, Alabama, which ruled that the enforced segregation of black and white passengers on motor buses violated the U.S. Constitution and laws of the United States. From the description of Browder, Aurelia S. (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10610543 ...