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William O. Douglas (Supreme Court Justice) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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William Orville Douglas is an American lawyer and politician who served as an associate judge of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Douglas is confirmed at the age of 40, as one of the youngest judges to be appointed to the court. His duties, which lasted 36 years and 211 days, were the longest in the history of the Supreme Court. In 1975, Time magazine called Douglas "the most prolific and committed civilian practitioner to ever serve in the field." After a childhood adventure, Douglas attended Whitman College on a scholarship. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1925 and joined the law school of Yale Law School. After serving as the third chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Douglas was successfully appointed to the Supreme Court in 1939, succeeding Justice Louis Brandeis.
BornWilliam Orville Douglas, October 16, 1898, Maine Township, Minnesota, U.S.
DiedJanuary 19, 1980, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationWhitman College, Columbia University
Preceded byLouis Brandeis
Succeeded byJohn Paul Stevens

About William O. Douglas

Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas was born on October 16, 1898 in Maine, Minnesota, United States (He dies at the age of 81, on January 19, 1980).

From 1939 to 1975, he was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.

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William O. Douglas before becoming famous

William O. Douglas was born in the Zodiac sign Libra (The Scales), and 1898 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dog (狗).

On a scholarship, he attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington.

Achievement of William O. Douglas

He was one of the Supreme Court's youngest justices at the time.

William O. Douglas's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

In 1966, he married Cathleen Heffernan, his fourth wife.

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President US President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated him to the Supreme Court.

William O. Douglas Income & Net worth

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Latest information about William O. Douglas updated on March 15 2023.