Fred M. Vinson

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Birthday
22, 1890
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Sep 8, 1953 (63)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1890
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Sep 8, 1953 (63)

About

13th Chief Justice who re-interpreted government powers based on his experiences in the legislative and executive branches.

Before Fame

He went into private practice after completing his law degree in 1911, entering national politics in 1923 with a seat in the House of Representatives.

Trivia

He was appointed Secretary of the Treasury by President Harry S. Truman after leading several ad-hoc agencies in World War II where he helped establish the International Monetary Fund.

Family Life

He was born in Louisa, Kentucky. His father was a Lawrence County jailer.

Associated With

He served on the Supreme Court at a time when it was divided into two competing factions, one of them led by Justice Hugo Black.

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