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On This Date in Legal History

Fred Vinson was our 13th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Prior to his appointment to the Court he practiced law, was a congressman, a judge on the United States Court of Appeals, and he served in both … Continue reading

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Fred M. Vinson

President Truman nominated Fred M. Vinson to be the 13th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court on this date in 1946. The Senate confirmed his nomination, and on June 24, 1946, he was sworn in. He served on … Continue reading

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Who Was Fred M. Vinson?

Fred M. Vinson was nominated by President Truman to be the 13th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court on this date in 1946.  The Senate confirmed his nomination on June 20th.  He served on the Court for seven … Continue reading

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