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Potter Stewart
Potter Stewart is an American lawyer and judge, having served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1958 to 1981. During his tenure he made significant contributions to judicial, criminal, law reform. civilians, access to courts. , and Fourth Amendment jurisprudence. After graduating from Yale Law School in 1941, Stewart served in World War II as a member of the United States Naval Reserve. After the war he practiced as a lawyer and served on Cincinnati City Council. In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower appointed Stewart to the post of judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the sixth round. In 1958, Eisenhower appointed Stewart to succeed retired Deputy Prosecutor Harold Hitz Burton, and Stewart won Senate confirmation the following year. He was often in the minority during the Warren Court era, but emerged as a voting centerpiece at Burger Court. Stewart retired in 1981 and was replaced by Sandra Day O'Connor.
BornPotter Stewart, January 23, 1915, Jackson, Michigan, U.S.
DiedDecember 07, 1985, Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
EducationYale University (BA, LLB)
Preceded byHarold Hitz Burton
Succeeded bySandra Day O'Connor

About Potter Stewart

Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart was born in Jackson, Michigan, United States on January 23, 1915. He dies at the age of 70, on December 7, 1985.

"Hard-core adult entertainment is tough to classify, but I know it when I see it", the judge said in his finding in the Jacobellis v. Ohio case.

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Potter Stewart before becoming famous

Potter Stewart was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1915 is also the year of Rabbit (兔) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He worked at a private legal firm for a while after serving in the Naval Reserve during WWII before being appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at the age of 39.

Achievement of Potter Stewart

He made a contribution to Fourth Amendment law.

Potter Stewart's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He grew up in Jackson, Michigan, a small town south of Lansing. James Garfield Stewart, his father, was an Ohio Supreme Court justice.

Potter Stewart Collabed with

He met future President US President Gerald R. Ford when a member of Phi Delta Phi at Yale Law School in the late 1930s.

Potter Stewart Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Potter Stewart updated on March 23 2023.