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Abe Fortas
Abraham Fortas was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1965 to 1969. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Fortas graduated from Yale Law School. He later became a law professor at Yale Law School and then an advisor for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Fortas worked at the Department of the Interior under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and during that time President Harry S. Truman appointed him to delegations that helped set up the United Nations in 1945. In 1948, Fortas represented Lyndon Johnson in the hotly contested Democratic Senatorial Second Primary electoral dispute, and he formed close ties with the president-to-be. Fortas also represented Clarence Earl Gideon before the U.S. Supreme Court, in a landmark case involving the right to counsel.
BornAbraham Fortas, June 19, 1910, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedApril 5, 1982, Washington, D.C, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationRhodes College (BA), Yale University (LLB)
Preceded byArthur Goldberg
Succeeded byHarry Blackmun

About Abe Fortas

Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas was born in Tennessee, United States on June 19, 1910. He dies at the age of 71, on April 5, 1982.

From 1965 to 1969, he was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.

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Abe Fortas before becoming famous

Abe Fortas was born in the Zodiac sign Gemini (The Twins), and 1910 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dog (狗).

In 1933, he graduated from Yale Law School.

Achievement of Abe Fortas

When he was a Supreme Court justice, he expanded due process rights and processes to legal juveniles in a broad sense.

Abe Fortas's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

In 1935, he married Carolyn E. Agger.

Abe Fortas Collabed with

President US President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated him to the Supreme Court.

Abe Fortas Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Abe Fortas updated on March 09 2023.