Category Archives: United States Attorney General

On This Date in Legal History

On May 4, 1872, Alexander Mitchell Palmer was born in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. After his admission to the Pennsylvania bar, he practiced as a  lawyer; and from 1909 until 1915, he served in the House of Representatives.  President Woodrow Wilson … Continue reading

Posted in Civics, History, History/Social Studies Common Core Curriculum, On This Date, Social Studies, United States Attorney General | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Attorney General Griffin Boyette Bell

President Carter nominated Griffin Bell as the 72nd Attorney General of the United States. On January 25, 1977, the Senate confirmed his nomination, and Bell served as Attorney General until August 16, 1979.  Learn more about this distinguished jurist at https://www.justice.gov/ag/bio/bell-griffin-boyette and … Continue reading

Posted in History/Social Studies Common Core Curriculum, On This Date, United States Attorney General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment