Harold Hitz Burton

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Birthday
22, 1888
Birthplace
Massachusetts
DEATH DATE
Oct 28, 1964 (76)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1888
Birthplace
Massachusetts
DEATH DATE
Oct 28, 1964 (76)

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Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1945 to 1958.

Before Fame

He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1912.

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He was instrumental in bringing about an unanimous decision in the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education, which ruled school segregation unconstitutional.

Family Life

He married Selma Florence Smith in 1912. They had four children together.

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He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Harry S. Truman.

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