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Tuttle, Elbert Parr

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1996 AD
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US judge

 

judge on US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1954-1981

 

chief judge of US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1961-1967

 

issued order nullifying lower court's postponement of Chalayne Hunter-Gault and Hamilton Holmes' enrollment at University of Georgia 1961

 

helped expedite racial integration of South, particularly of educational institutions