Willis Van Devanter

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Birthday
17, 1859
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Feb 8, 1941 (81)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1859
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Feb 8, 1941 (81)

About

Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1910 to 1937.

Before Fame

He graduated from Cincinnati Law School in 1881.

Trivia

He was known for his court opinions defending limited government.

Family Life

He was the son of Isaac and Violetta Spencer Van Devanter.

Associated With

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