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us: Warren, Earl, 1891-1974

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        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
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        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
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        • Organization: (naf) California. Office of the Attorney General
        • Affiliation Start: 1939
        • Affiliation End: 1943
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        • Organization: (naf) California. Governor
        • Affiliation Start: 1943
        • Affiliation End: 1953
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        • Organization: (naf) United States. Supreme Court
        • Affiliation Start: 1953
        • Affiliation End: 1969
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        (lcsh) Lawyers
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      • found: Stone, I. Earl Warren, a great American story, 1948.
      • found: Find A Grave, via WWW, March 3, 2014 (Earl Warren; United States Supreme Court Chief Justice; born in Los Angeles, California on March 19, 1891; he received a bachelor of laws degree from the University of California in 1912, then became a deputy district attorney in Alameda County; he was elected district attorney of the county in 1925; Warren served as attorney general of California from 1939-1943 and as Governor of California from 1943-1953; after the war, Warren participated in Republican politics at the national level, serving as Thomas Dewey's vice presidential running mate in 1948; President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Warren to the post of Chief Justice of the United States in 1953; the year after he became Chief Justice, Warren wrote for a unanimous court in banning segregation in the nation's schools in the landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education; in 1963, the "Warren Commission" was formed by President Lyndon Johnson to to determine if the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was something more than a one-man undertaking by Lee Harvey Oswald; Warren retired from the bench in 1969 and died on July 9, 1974 in Washington D.C. at age 83)
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