Wiley Blount Rutledge

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Birthday
20, 1894
Birthplace
Cloverport, KY
Death Date
Sep 10, 1949 (55)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1894
Birthplace
Cloverport, KY
Death Date
Sep 10, 1949 (55)

About

A Supreme Court Justice of the United States who was strongly liberal.

Before Fame

He was part of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity while studying law at University of Colorado Law School in Boulder.

Trivia

He was one of the first justices to believe the Fourteenth Amendment meant that the protection of the Bill of Rights was also state law and not just federal law.

Family Life

He was married to Annabel Person, with whom he fathered three children: Mary Lou, Jean Ann, and Neal.

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He was nominated to the Supreme Court by Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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