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Arthur J. Goldberg

Arthur J. GoldbergAKA Arthur Joseph Goldberg

Born: 8-Aug-1908
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 19-Jan-1990
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge, Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Supreme Court Justice, 1962-65

Military service: OSS (WWII)

Candidate for Governor of New York State, 1970.

Father: Joseph Goldberg (grocer, d. 1916)
Mother: Rebecca Perlstein
Wife: Dorothy Kurgans (m. 18-Jul-1931, d. 13-Feb-1988, one son, one daughter)
Son: Robert
Daughter: Barbara Cramer

    University: Chicago City College
    Law School: Northwestern University School of Law (1930)
    Professor: Princeton University (1968-69)
    Professor: Columbia University (1969-70)
    Professor: Law and Diplomacy, American University (1972-73)
    Professor: Hastings College of the Law (1974-)

    US Ambassador at Large US Representative to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (1977-78)
    US Ambassador to the United Nations 1965-68
    US Supreme Court Justice 1-Oct-1962 to 25-Jul-1965
    US Secretary of Labor 21-Jan-1961 to 20-Sep-1962
    OSS Agent
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (1968-71)
    American Civil Liberties Union
    CIO General Counsel (1948-55)
    AFL-CIO General Counsel (1955-61)
    American Jewish Committee President
    Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1978
    Russian Ancestry

Author of books:
AFL-CIO: Labor United (1956)
The Defenses of Freedom: The Public Papers of Arthur J. Goldberg (1964)
Equal Justice: The Warren Era of the Supreme Court (1971)


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