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Brown, Henry Billings (Henry)

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Born: 1836 AD
Died: 1913 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Jurist

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1836 - He was born on South Lee, Massachusetts on the 2nd of March.

1856 - He graduated from Yale and received some formal legal training both at Yale and at Harvard, although he did not earn a law degree.

1875 - He served as U.S. Attorney and was appointed to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

1890 - He served in the Supreme Court justice.

1896 - He wrote decisions for Plessy v. Ferguson (8-1, state law requiring "separate but equal" train cars for blacks and whites is constitutional

1913 - He died Bronxville in New York on the 4th of September.

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