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William J. Brennan

William J. BrennanAKA William Joseph Brennan, Jr.

Born: 25-Apr-1906
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Died: 24-Jul-1997
Location of death: Arlington, VA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Supreme Court Justice, 1956-90

Military service: US Army (1942-45, Col.)

Father: William Brennan
Mother: Agnes McDermott
Wife: Marjorie Leonard (two sons, one daughter)
Son: William
Daughter: Nancy
Son: Hugh

    High School: Barringer High School, Newark, NJ
    University: BA Economics, University of Pennsylvania (1928)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (1931)
    Professor: Georgetown University Law Center (1990-94)

    US Supreme Court Justice (1956-90)
    New Jersey State Supreme Court (1951-56)
    American College of Trial Lawyers Honorary Fellow
    Order of the Coif Honorary
    Delta Tau Delta Fraternity
    Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Cholecystectomy Bethesda Naval Hospital (12-Dec-1988)
    Irish Ancestry


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