Fred M. Vinson

U.S. Congressperson

1890 – 1953

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Who was Fred M. Vinson?

Frederick "Fred" Moore Vinson served the United States in all three branches of government and was the most prominent member of the Vinson political family. In the legislative branch, he was an elected member of the United States House of Representatives from Louisa, Kentucky, for twelve years. In the executive branch, he was the Secretary of Treasury under President Harry S. Truman. In the judicial branch, he was the 13th Chief Justice of the United States, appointed by President Truman. As of 2014, he is the last Chief Justice to have been nominated by a president from the Democratic Party.

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Born
Jan 22, 1890
Louisa
Also known as
  • Fred Vinson
  • Judge Fred M. Vinson
Spouses
Religion
  • Methodism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Centre College
Died
Sep 8, 1953
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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