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Brown, Henry Billings

Born: 1836 AD
Died: 1913 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Jurist

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.