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Robert H. Jackson

Robert H. JacksonAKA Robert Houghwout Jackson

Born: 13-Feb-1892
Birthplace: Spring Creek, PA
Died: 9-Oct-1954
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Maple Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Supreme Court Justice, 1941-54

Never attended college. William Rehnquist clerked for Jackson in 1952. Prosecuted the 1946 Nuremberg trials.

Father: William Eldred Jackson
Mother: Angelina Houghwout
Wife: Irene Alice Gerhardt (m. 24-Apr-1916, one son, one daughter)
Son: William Eldred (b. 19-Jul-1919)
Daughter: Mary Margaret (b. 11-Feb-1921)

    High School: Frewsburg High School, Frewsburg, NY (1910)
    Law School: Albany Law School, Albany, NY (1 year)

    US Supreme Court Justice (1941-54)
    US Attorney General (1940-41)
    US Solicitor General (1938-40)
    US Justice Department Asst. Attorney General, Anti-Trust Dept. (1937-38)
    Securities and Exchange Commission Special Counsel (1935-37)
    Internal Revenue Service General Counsel (1933-34)
    Alfalfa Club 1946
    New York State Bar Association 1913
    Nuremberg Trials US prosecutor
    Alfalfa Party candidate for US President 1953
    Order of Merit 1946

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Nuremberg (21-Nov-1948) · Himself

Author of books:
The Supreme Court in the American System of Government (1955)


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