John Marshall Harlan

Personal

Birthday: 
5/20/1899
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Date of Death: 
12/29/1971
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1924-1925, 1927, 1931-1943, 1945-1954
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1925-1926
Special assistant to the attorney general, State of New York, 1928-1930
U.S. Army, chief of Operations Analysis Section, Air Corps, 1943-1945
Chief counsel, New York State Crime Commission, 1951-1953

Nominated to Supreme Court of the United States, November 9, 1954; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1920
Name of School - Second: 
University of Oxford, Balliol College, Rhodes Scholar
Name of School - Third: 

New York Law School

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Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1924

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/10/1954
Termination Date: 
3/27/1955
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Second: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Second: 
3/17/1955
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
9/23/1971
Termination Date - Second: 
12/29/1971
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, April 4, 1955-September 23, 1971
Ninth Circuit, June 25, 1963-June 26, 1963

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