Edward Terry Sanford

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Birthday
23, 1865
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Mar 8, 1930 (64)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
23, 1865
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Mar 8, 1930 (64)

About

Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1923 to 1930.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1883 and years later went on to graduate from Harvard Law School.

Trivia

He was best known for delivering the majority opinion in the 1925 landmark case of Gitlow v. New York, which was instrumental in helping to expand civil rights and liberties during the 1950s and 1960s.

Family Life

He was the son of Edward J. Sanford and Emma Chavannes.

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He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Warren G. Harding.

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