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1742 – The American statesman and jurist James Wilson was born in or near St. Andrews, Scotland, on the 14th of September. 1757 – He matriculated at the University of St. Andrews and was subsequently a student at the universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. 1765-1767 – He emigrated to America. Landing at New York in ..

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1812 – Born on February 22nd in in Hamilton County, Ohio. A Representative from Ohio and a Senator from California. 1833 – He was the prosecuting attorney of Butler County. 1839 – He was elected as a Democrat from Ohio to the Twenty-sixth, Twenty-seventh, and Twenty-eighth Congresses. 1846 – He served in the Mexican War. ..

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1891 – Born on March 19th in Los Angeles, California. American jurist, the 14th chief justice of the United States, who presided over the Supreme Court during a period of sweeping changes in U.S. constitutional law, especially in the areas of race relations, criminal procedure, and legislative apportionment.   1914 – He was admitted to ..

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1768 – He was born on the 17th day of January of this year in New York, USA. He attended Princeton, taught for a short period thereafter, and subsequently earned a law degree and set up a law practice.   1819 – He became the sixth United States Secretary of the Navy on the 1st ..

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1948 – Born in Pin Point, Georgia on the 23rd of June. 1975 – When Thomas read Race and Economics by economist Thomas Sowell, he found an intellectual foundation for this philosophy. The book criticized social reforms by government and instead argued for individual action to overcome circumstances and adversity. 1984 – Thomas has one ..

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1808 – Born on the 6th of May in Somers, Conn., U.S. 1832 – Admitted to the bar. 1847-1851 – Served in the U.S. House of Representatives. 1857-1868 – Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Strong, a Democrat but a firm supporter of the Union, changed his political affiliation and became a Republican. 1870 – On the 7th ..

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1730 –  Richard Stockton, son of a wealthy landowner and judge, was born on the 1st of October at Morven, the family estate and his lifelong home, at Princeton, New Jersey. 1748 – He graduated from the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University), then in Newark but relocated 8 years hence at Princeton. 1754 ..

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1779 – Born on September 18th in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, who joined Chief Justice John Marshall in giving juristic support to the development of American nationalism. 1801 – After graduation from Harvard, Story practiced law at Salem, Massachusetts, became prominent in the Jeffersonian Republican (afterward called the ..

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1915 – Born on January 23rd in Jackson, Michigan. American Supreme Court Justice. 1941 – Graduated from Yale Law School. 1942-1945 – Served in the United States Army.          – Married to Mary Ann Bertles. 1954 – Was the Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. 1958 – Appointed ..

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1954 – Born in The Bronx, New York. 1976 – Graduating with a B.A. from Princeton University. 1979 – Sotomayor obtained her J.D. from Yale Law School. 1984 – Sotomayor then served as an Assistant District Attorney for the New York County District Attorney’s Office, when she entered private practice in New York City. 1991 ..

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