David Davis

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Birthday
9, 1815
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jun 26, 1886 (71)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
9, 1815
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jun 26, 1886 (71)

About

Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1862 to 1877.

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale University in 1835.

Trivia

He wrote one of the most profound decisions in the history of the Supreme Court when he ruled that the trial of a civilian by a military tribunal was unconstitutional.

Family Life

He grew up in Cecil County with a wealthy family.

Associated With

He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Abraham Lincoln.