Joseph Rucker Lamar

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Birthday
15, 1857
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jan 2, 1916 (58)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1857
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jan 2, 1916 (58)

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Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1910 to 1916.

Before Fame

He graduated from Bethany College in 1877.

Trivia

He wrote opinions dealing with the early 1900s Leo Frank case in which a Jewish-American factory superintendent was convicted of murdering one of his workers and was then killed by a lynch mob.

Family Life

He was the son of a minister.

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He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President William H. Taft.

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