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Robert Jackson

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Robert Jackson
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Current Court Information:
Supreme Court of the United States
Title:   Former Justice
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin D. Roosevelt
Active:   1941-1954
Personal History
Born:   February 13, 1892
Deceased:   October 9, 1954
Undergraduate:   Read law
Law School:   Albany Law School

Robert Houghwout Jackson (1892-1954) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 12, 1941. Jackson served until his death on October 9, 1954.[1]

Jackson was one of nine justices nominated to the Supreme Court by President Roosevelt. He served during The Stone Court, The Vinson Court and The Warren Court.

Education

Jackson attended Albany Law School and also received legal training by reading law.[1]

Professional career

  • 1945-1946: Chief U.S. prosecutor, Nuremberg Trials
  • 1940-1941: Attorney General of the United States
  • 1938-1939: Solicitor General of the United States
  • 1936-1938: Assistant United States Attorney General, Tax Division
  • 1935-1938: Special counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • 1935-1938: Special counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • 1934-1935: General counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Internal Revenue
  • 1918-1934:' Corporation counsel, Jamestown, New York
  • 1912-1934:' Attorney in private practice, New York[1]

Federal judicial career

Justice Jackson was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 12, 1941, to a seat vacated by Justice Harlan Fiske Stone. He was confirmed by the Senate on July 7, 1941, and received his commission on July 11, 1941. Jackson served the court until his death on October 9, 1954.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Harlan Fiske Stone
Supreme Court
1941–1954
Succeeded by:
John Harlan II