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Name Harlan, John Marshall
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* John Marshall Harlan (New York, NY)
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Harlan, John Marshall
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Harlan, John Marshall
Born May 20, 1899, in Chicago, IL
Died December 29, 1971, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 13, 1954, to a seat vacated by Augustus Noble Hand. Confirmed by the Senate on February 9, 1954, and received commission on February 10, 1954. Service terminated on March 27, 1955, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 10, 1955, to a seat vacated by Robert H. Jackson. Confirmed by the Senate on March 16, 1955, and received commission on March 17, 1955. Assumed senior status on September 23, 1971. Service terminated on December 29, 1971, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, April 4, 1955-September 23, 1971
Ninth Circuit, June 25, 1963-June 26, 1963

Education:
University of Oxford, Balliol College, Rhodes Scholar
Princeton University, A.B., 1920
New York Law School, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1924-1925, 1927, 1931-1943, 1945-1954
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1925-1926
Special assistant to the attorney general, State of New York, 1928-1930
U.S. Army, chief of Operations Analysis Section, Air Corps, 1943-1945
Chief counsel, New York State Crime Commission, 1951-1953

Nominated to Supreme Court of the United States, November 9, 1954; no Senate vote
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Case(s) FH-MO-0002 : Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.


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