Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson of Kentucky: A Political Biography James E. St. Clair

ISBN: 9780813122472

Published: May 27th 2002

Hardcover

394 pages


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Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson of Kentucky: A Political Biography  by  James E. St. Clair

Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson of Kentucky: A Political Biography by James E. St. Clair
May 27th 2002 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 394 pages | ISBN: 9780813122472 | 6.75 Mb

Fred M. Vinson, the thirteenth Chief Justice of the United States, started his political career as a small-town Kentucky lawyer and rose to positions of power in all three branches of federal government. Born in Louisa, Kentucky, Vinson earnedMore Fred M. Vinson, the thirteenth Chief Justice of the United States, started his political career as a small-town Kentucky lawyer and rose to positions of power in all three branches of federal government. Born in Louisa, Kentucky, Vinson earned undergraduate and law degrees from Centre College in Danville. He served 12 years in the U.S.

House of Representatives, where he achieved acclaim as a tax and fiscal expert. President Roosevelt appointed him to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and later named him to key executive-branch positions. President Truman appointed him Secretary of the Treasury and then Chief Justice. The Vinson court was embroiled in critical issues affecting racial discrimination and individual rights during the cold war.

Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson of Kentucky: A Political Biography offers a wealth of insight into one of the most significant and highly regarded political figures to emerge from Kentucky.



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