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William O. Douglas

Judge (16-Oct-1898 — 19-Jan-1980)


William Domnarski. The Great Justices, 1941-54: Black, Douglas, Frankfurter & Jackson in Chambers. University of Michigan Press. 2006. 206pp.

Bruce Allen Murphy. Wild Bill: The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas. New York: Random House. 2003. 716pp.

James F. Simon. Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas. New York: Harper & Row. 1980. 503pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.303)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.188)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.288)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.210)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.285)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.288)

  12. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.146)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.198)

  14. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.196)

  15. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, p.307)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.70)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.171)

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