Daniel J. Layton

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Birthday
1, 1879
Birthplace
Georgetown, DE
Death Date
May 13, 1960 (80)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
1, 1879
Birthplace
Georgetown, DE
Death Date
May 13, 1960 (80)

About

Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court from 1933 to 1945. He was known for being aggressive, combative, and hostile during proceedings.

Before Fame

He studied and was a baseball pitcher at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated from its Law School.

Trivia

During his time on the Supreme Court, he wrote 221 of 511 opinions brought on by Delaware's law courts.

Family Life

His father was U.S. Representative Caleb R. Layton.

Associated With

He was a Delaware Attorney General like Beau Biden.