John Minor Wisdom

Judge

1905 – 1999

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Who was John Minor Wisdom?

John Minor Wisdom, one of the "Fifth Circuit Four", and a Republican from Louisiana, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit during the 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. At that time, the Fifth Circuit included not only Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, but also Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and the Panama Canal Zone.

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Born
May 17, 1905
New Orleans
Also known as
  • Judge John Minor Wisdom
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Tulane University
  • Isidore Newman School
  • Tulane University Law School
  • Washington and Lee University
Died
May 15, 1999
New Orleans

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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