General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General

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General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General

General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General

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Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995

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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 ...

Legaré, Hugh Swinton 1797?-1843

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Legare was a lawyer and legislator whose career included terms in the South Carolina legislature and in Congress (elected 1836). In 1841, President Tyler appointed him attorney-general. From the description of Letter to B. Northrup, 22 September 1841. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341782 Lawyer, editor, and politician, from Charleston, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1837-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19865911 ...

Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

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Roger Taney was Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1853. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191048726 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to J. Kennedy Furlong, 1855 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574484 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to M. St. Clair Clarke, 1842 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881

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Jurist, U.S. representative from Maine, and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Nathan Clifford signature, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453765 Jurist, U.S. representative, and U.S. Attorney General, of Portland, Me. From the description of Papers, 1831-1881. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71014279 American lawyer, judge, and politician, attorney general of Maine from 1834-1838, U.S. attorney general fr...

Akerman, Amos Tappan, 1821-1880

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U.S. attorney general. From the description of Amos Tappan Akerman correspondence, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423520 Lawyer, of Cartersville, Ga.; U.S. Attorney General (1870-71). From the description of Letter books of Amos Tappan Akerman [manuscript] 1871-76. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647950600 ...

Mitchell, William D. (William De Witt), 1874-

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Nelson, John, 1791-1860

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Speed, James, 1812-1887

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James Speed was a friend and advisor to Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln appointed him attorney general in 1864 and he supported Lincoln's moderate treatment of the southern states until Lincoln's death. He then became a radical republican who was a critic of Andrew Johnson. From the description of Speed, James 1812-1887 1863-1876 Papers. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49236177 Louisville lawyer, state legislator, politician, and U.S. attorney general. ...

Brownell, Herbert, 1904-1996

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Lawyer, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451268 From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481064 From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat ...

Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941

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Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933

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U.S. attorney general, regent of the University of Texas, and lawyer. From the description of Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933 (bulk 1919-1933). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78567157 Biographical Note 1861, Nov. 6 Born, Crawfordsville, Miss. 1883 A.B., Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clark...

Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Kennedy, Ethel, 1928-

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Wirt, William, 1772-1834

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William Wirt, lawyer and author of Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., served as United States attorney general from 1817 until 1829. He wrote Letters of the British Spy (1803) and Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (1817). From the description of William Wirt letters, 1816-1820; 1832-1833 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23469832 Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia served as a lieutenant in the Continental Army Artillery ...

Carter, Jimmy, 1924-

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Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...

Richardson, Elliot L., 1920-1999

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U.S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers of Elliot L. Richardson, 1780-1991 (bulk 1947-1991). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009619 From the description of Audio materials, 1961-1984 (bulk 1962 and 1974) [sound recording]. 1961-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 36045043 Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Elliot Lee Richardson : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University ...

Thornburgh, Dick

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Following rather close on the heels of the unsuccessful 1966 campaign for U.S. Congress, yet another Thornburgh campaign got underway. Newly elected Pennsylvania Governor Raymond P. Shafer made constitutional reform a priority for his administration and voters were asked in the May 1967 primary to call a limited Constitutional Convention. Thornburgh's long standing interest in judicial reform and his then developing concerns about local government tempted him to run in his own Forty-third Distri...

Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

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American jurist and politician. From the description of Letter signed : "War Department," to William Pitt Fessenden, 1862 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580939 U.S. secretary of war 1862-1868. From the description of Telegram (draft) : ms. : Washington, D.C., to Ulysses S. Grant, Appomattox C.H., Va., 1865 Apr. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380613 Secretary of War; Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. ...

Levi, Edward H. (Edward Hirsch), 1911-2000

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Educator, administrator, lawyer and U.S. Attorney General. Born 1911. PhB, University of Chicago, 1932, JD, University of Chicago Law School, 1935, JSD, Yale University, 1938. Professor, University of Chicago, 1936-1984. Dean, University of Chicago Law School, 1949-1962. Provost, University of Chicago, 1962-1968; President, 1968-1974. U.S. Attorney General, 1974-1977. President, American Academy of Arts and Science, 1986-1988. Died 2000. From the description of Papers, 1894-1998 (inc...

Kleindienst, Richard G., 1923-2000

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Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858

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American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

Saxbe, William B.

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Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936

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Born to Samuel Bernard Palmer and Caroline Albert in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, Alexander Mitchell Palmer (1872-1936) attended the Moravian Parochial School in Bethlehem before graduating from Swarthmore College in 1891. The following year, he became a stenographer in the 43rd Judicial District and was admitted to the bar in 1893. After establishing a law practice in Stroudsburg, Palmer worked as the director of several banks and companies. In 1909, he was elected as a Democrat t...

MacVeagh, Wayne, 1833-1917

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Bork, R. H. (Robert Heron)

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Patterson, Floyd

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Floyd Paterson, African American professional boxer and olympic gold medalist in 1952. From the description of Document : Floyd Patterson. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82045183 ...

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006

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Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...

Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863

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Kentucky lawyer and statesman, from Frankfort (Franklin Co.). From the description of Papers, 1786-1932. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19490792 From the description of Letters, 1835-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32410179 John Jordan Crittenden (1787-1863) was born September 10, 1787. He attended the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1807. In 1809 he became the Attorney-General for the Illinois Territory. During the Wa...

Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857. From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903 U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. From the description of Caleb Cushin...

Sargent, John G. (John Garibaldi), 1860-1939

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John Garibaldi Sargent (October 13, 1860-March 5, 1939), son of John Henman and Ann Eliza Hanley Sargent, was born in Ludlow, Vermont. Educated at Black River Academy and a 1887 graduate of Tufts University, Sargent studied law with William Wallace Stickney and was admitted to the Vermont bar in 1890. Sargent and Stickney became law partners in Ludlow; the firm eventually included Homer L. Skeels. Sargent's distinguished career in Vermont public service included terms as...

Kelley, Clarence M.

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Williams, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1910

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U.S. attorney general, U.S. sentator from Oregon, mayor of Portland, Ore., lawyer, and jurist. From the description of George H. Williams autograph, 1873 August 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981374 Epithet: American senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x000320 George H. Williams was born in New York State and migrated to the midwestern states as a young man. He served as th...

McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966

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Lawyer, politician, and government official. From the description of Papers, 1934-1952. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944334 ...

Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville), 1922-2012

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Nicholas deBellevielle Katzenbach (b. 1922), lawyer, born in Philadelphia, Pa.; Deputy U.S. Attorney General (1962-1964); acting Attorney General (September 1964-January 1965); Attorney General (1965-1966); and Under Secretary of State (1966-1969). From the description of Oral history interview with Nicholas Katzenbach, 1985 Mar. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45749565 Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (b. 1922) lawyer and government official, was Deputy Attorne...

Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901-....

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Autograph endorsement signed : [n.p.], 1868 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615412 From the description of Letter signed : "Department of State," Washington, to Charles Devens, 1877 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615410 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to R.H. Bowne, 1860 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615406 From the description of Autograph l...

Civiletti, Benjamin R.

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Miller, William H. H. (William Henry Harrison), 1840-1917

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Lincoln, Levi, 1749-1820

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American lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to President Jefferson, 1809 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590394 ...

Wickersham, George W. (George Woodward), 1858-1936

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U.S. attorney general, public official, and lawyer. From the description of George W. Wickersham correspondence, 1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981363 ...

Clark, Ramsey, 1927-....

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William Ramsey Clark (b. 1927) was Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice from 1961 to 1965, Deputy Attorney General from 1965 to 1967, and Attorney General from 1967 to 1969. After leaving the Federal government, he was a professor of law at Howard University and Brooklyn Law School. From the description of Clark, Ramsey, 1927- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580333 ...

Smith, William French, 1917-

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Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860

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President of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. From the description of Henry Gilpin papers, 1853-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81461324 Henry Dilworth Gilpin was born and raised in England, emigrated to the United States to attend the University of Pennsylvania, and proceeded to practice law, author numerous publications, and serve as editor for the Atlantic souvenir. He went on to become director of the Bank of the United States, and ultimately Attorney Gene...

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376713 From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100450 Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States. He worked as a pharmacist in his fathe...

Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883

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United States Attorney General. From the description of Jeremiah S. Black letters, 1860-1877. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936671 Biographical Note 1810, Jan. 10 Born, near Stony Creek, Pa. 1830 Admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania ...

Cummings, Homer S. (Homer Stillé), 1870-1956

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United States Attorney General. From the description of Papers of Homer S. Cummings, 1886-1956. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48583233 Was U.S. Attorney General at the time of these letters. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1934-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236165635 Attorney-General of the United States, 1933-1939. From the description of Papers of Homer S. ...

Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...

Brewster, Benjamin Harris, 1816-1888

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U.S. attorney general. From the description of Benjamin Harris Brewster correspondence, 1850-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451368 U.S. attorney general from 1881-1885. From the description of Benjamin Harris Brewster letters, 1882-1886. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936782 ...

Griggs, John William, 1849-1927

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McReynolds, James Clark, 1862-1946

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Born in Kentucky. Bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University in 1882, law degree from the University of Virginia in 1884. Private law practice in Nashville until 1903; Justice Department posts including Attorney General until appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1914. From the description of Papers, 1819-1967. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 20501964 McReynolds practiced law in Nashville Tennessee, and served as U.S. Attorney General (1913-1914) and Assoc...

Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899

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U.S. senator from Arkansas. From the description of A.H. Garland letter and address, 1862. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 604884726 American lawyer and politician; Governor of Arkansas. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Little Rock, to the Daily Tribune, 1875 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269572048 American lawyer and politican; Governor of Arkansas. From the description of Signature to printed fo...

Harmon, Judson, 1846-1927

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Lee, Charles, 1758-1815

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United States Attorney-General. From the description of Letter, 1813 May 2, Alexandria, Va., to William Broadfoot, Charleston, S.C. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825399 Charles Lee was born in 1758. He was brother of Richard Bland Lee and Henry "Light-horse Harry" Lee. A.B. degree from College of New Jersey. Collector of port of Alexandria, Va. Admitted to bar. Served in Virginia General Assembly. Attorney-general of the United States, 1795-1...

Rush, Richard, 1780-1859

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Richard Rush (1780-1859) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of Princeton University, he was a lawyer before beginning his political care...

Bates, Edward, 1793-1869

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Lawyer, politician, and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Edward Bates papers, 1818-1904 (bulk 1861-1864). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979981 Epithet: Clerk at the Treasury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x0001e0 St. Louis, Missouri, lawyer, judge and legislator; candidate for Republican nomination for president, 1860; United States attorney general under Abraham L...

Olney, Richard, 1835-1917

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U.S. attorney general, U.S. secretary of state, and lawyer. From the description of Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928 (bulk 1893-1917). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131217 Counsel for Boston & Maine Railroad; Secretary of State under Grover Cleveland (1893-1897). From the description of Richard E. Olney collection, 1895-1974. (Falmouth Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70969627 Biographical Note ...

Meese, Edwin

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Edwin Meese (b. 1931), also known as Edmund Meese, was born in Oakland, California. He served as the seventy-fifth Attorney General of the United States from 1985 to 1988. In 1953, Meese graduated from Yale University, and holds a law degree from the University of California. He worked as assistant district attorney of Alameda County, California before joining Governor Ronald Reagan's staff in 1967. Meese was legal affairs secretary from 1967 to o 1968 and as executive assistant and chief of sta...

Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840

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Lawyer, judge, U.S. senator, 1829-1833 and 1839-1840, and U.S. attorney general, 1838-1839, from Nashville, Tenn. From the description of Felix Grundy papers, 1807-1889 (bulk 1824-1840) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24864404 Lawyer, Kentucky jurist, United States congressman and senator from Tennessee, and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Letter, 1826 Nov. 21. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 492528...

Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892

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Lawyer, of New York, N.Y., U.S. attorney general, and ambassador to Great Britain. From the description of Papers of Edwards Pierrepont, 1847-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81338859 A prominent New York lawyer and politician and Democrat who was against secession and supportive of the use of force to protect the Union. President Lincoln appointed him to try the cases of those who had been imprisoned in the North for suspected disloyalty to the Union cause and after the...

Breckinridge, John, 1760-1806

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U.S. senator from Kentucky and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Letters, 1789-1801. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46729083 ...

Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

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United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229 Biographical Note ...

Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968

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Francis Beverley Biddle (1886-1968) was a graduate of Groton and Harvard. After Harvard Law School he served for one year as secretary to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. A practicing attorney in Philadelphia for twenty-five years, Biddle was named the first chairman of the National Labor Relations Board in 1934, filling the post for one year. In 1939, Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1940, he was appointed Solicitor General of the U...

Stanbery, Henry, 1803-1881

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Pinkney, William, 1764-1822

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William Pinkney was born on March 17, 1764, in Annapolis, Maryland. Originally interested in pursuing medicine, Pinkey ultimately chose law as his desired profession and passed the Maryland bar in 1986. After practicing law in Maryland, Pinkney was sent to London by George Washington to serve as an American commissioner. After spending eight years in England, Pinkney returned to the United States and became Attorney General in 1811. In 1816 he left the country again to serve as an American minis...

Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895

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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, a 1839 graduate of Harvard Law School, was a judge of the Court of Common Pleas (1849-1855), associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1859-1869), served as U.S. Attorney General (1869-1870) and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1873-1875). From the description of Letters to Joseph Willard and Henry Vose, 1840-1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339043 American jurist. From the de...

McGranery, James P. (James Patrick), 1895-1962

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James Patrick McGranery, U.S. attorney general, district court judge, and representative from Pennysylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. From the description of James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975 (bulk 1943-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981182 Biographical Note James P. McGranery 1895, July 8 ...

Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859

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U.S. minister to France. From the description of Letterbooks : of John Y. Mason, 1853 November 4-1859 September 17. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29553098 John Young Mason, from Greensville County, Va., graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1816. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 1831-1837; served as secretary of the Navy, 1844-1845 and 1846-1849; was attorney general of the United States, M...

Weinberger, Caspar W.

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Biographical Note 1917, Aug. 18 Born, San Francisco, Calif. 1933 Graduated, San Francisco Polytechnic High School, San Francisco, Calif. 1938 Graduated, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 1941 ...

Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, NH and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO. From the description of Letter : Peckett's On-Sugar-Hill, Franconia, NH to Judge Groner, 1943 August 16. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 31855921 U.S. attorney general, associate and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and educator. From the description of Harlan F...

Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

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U.S. Supreme Court justice, attorney general, secretary of the navy, and representative from Massachusetts. From the description of William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981907 William Moody was a Confederate soldier in the 1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters. From the description of William Moody papers, 1861-1864 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 38525508 ...

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Toucey, Isaac, 1796-1869

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Alfred T. Mahan, naval officer, was born in 1840. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1859. He served as second president of the Naval War College, 1885-1886 and again in 1892-1893. His Influence of Seapower on History was published in 1890. From the description of Naval order, June 9, 1859. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17944293 Toucey was Secretary of the Navy, 1857-1861. From the description of Letter, June 15, 1860. (Naval War College). Wor...

Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824

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Signer Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Mason, 1805 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656239 Att'y General under Jefferson and Madison. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, to Samuel Carsewell, Esq., 1813 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656252 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, 1822 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656278...

Bradford, William, 1755-1795

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U.S. attorney general, lawyer, and jurist. From the description of William Bradford papers, 1772-1794. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452642 William Bradford, Princeton Class of 1772, was a Continental officer and second Attorney General of the United States. From the description of A common-place book, 1770. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 49366702 American jurist, attorney general of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Attorney General. ...

Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856

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John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him. From the description of Berrien, John letters, 1796-1799. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 268674733 Georgia resident (Savannah) and U.S. senator. From the description of Letters, 1820-1852. (Duke University Library). Worl...

Bell, Griffin B., 1918-2009

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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...

McKenna, J. (Joseph), 1843-1926

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McKenna served as a U.S. Congresman from California (1885-1892), U.S. Circuit Judge (1892-1897), U.S. Attorney General (1897-1898), and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1898-1925). From the description of Opinion, 1911. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235102929 ...

Taft, Alphonso, 1810-1891

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Ohio attorney, judge, Secretary of War, attorney-general, diplomat, father of William Howard Taft. From the description of Alphonso Taft correspondence 1889 May 27 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 457065291 Judge and U.S. cabinet officer; from Cincinnati, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1884-1889. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400255 ...

Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977

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Tom C. Clark (b. September 23, 1899) was the Attorney General of the United States from 1945 to 1949, and Associated Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967. Clark died on June 13, 1977. From the description of Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569044 Tom C. Clark served as Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967, and was the first Texan to serve on the Court. Born in Dallas,...

Mitchell, John N. (John Newton), 1913-1988

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Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813

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Edmund Randolph (1753-1813) was serving as Secretary of State at the time this letter was written. Alexander Addison (1759-1807) was a lawyer from Pittsburgh, Pa. From the description of Letter : Dept. of State, to Alexander Addison, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1795 March 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538927 American politician. From the description of Circular letter signed : Department of State, to the governor of the state of Connecticut, 1795 Feb. 7. (U...

Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876

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American jurist and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Annapolis, Maryland, to Jonathan Meredith, 1841 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486276 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Annapolis, Maryland, to Jonathan Meredith, 1830 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486259 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to "My dear Otho", 1845 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491319 ...

Devens, Charles, 1820-1891

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Charles Devens, Jr. was a Union army officer in the Civil War. He entered the war as a Major in the 3rd Batallion of the Massachusetts Rifles. He was appointed Brigadier General in April 1862 and was brevetted Major General, United States Volunteers, in April 1865. After the war, he served as a State Supreme Court justice for Massachusetts and was appointed Attorney General of the United States. From the description of Charles Devens letter, 1887 April 6. (University of California, S...