Felix Frankfurter

Judge

1882 – 1965

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Who was Felix Frankfurter?

Felix Frankfurter was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna and immigrated to New York at the age of 12. He graduated from Harvard Law School and was active politically, helping to found the American Civil Liberties Union. He was a friend and adviser of President Franklin Roosevelt, who appointed him to the Supreme Court in 1939. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court for 23 years, and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgements of the Court.

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Born
Nov 15, 1882
Vienna
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • Austria
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Law School
  • City College of New York
  • New York Law School
Lived in
  • Vienna
Died
Feb 22, 1965
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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