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us: Ferguson, Homer, 1888-1982



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    • found: Today with Mrs. Roosevelt. 1950-03-19 [MP] 1950 (Sen. Homer Ferguson, guest; film not viewed)
    • found: NBC program analysis file: program file [MI], 1951N-1952A (guest, Sen. Homer Ferguson)
    • found: Biographical directory of the United States Congress 1774-1989, 1989 (Homer Ferguson; lawyer, judge and U.S. Senator from Michigan; b. 2-25-1889; d. 12-17-1982)
    • found: WWWA: v. 8 1982-1985 (Ferguson, Homer; federal judge; b. Feb. 25, 1888; d. Dec. 17, 1982)
    • found: New York Times, Dec. 19, 1982, surrogate: p. 44 (Homer Ferguson died Friday (Dec. 17, 1982) in Grosse Pointe. He was 94 years old; b. in Harrison City, Pa. on Feb. 25, 1888)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, July 24, 2015 (Ferguson, Homer Samuel, a Senator from Michigan; born in Harrison City, Westmoreland County, Pa., February 25, 1889; attended the public schools and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.; graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1913; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Detroit, Mich.; circuit judge of the circuit court for Wayne County, Mich., 1929-1942; professor of law at Detroit (Mich.) College of Law 1929-1939; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1942; reelected in 1948 and served from January 3, 1943, to January 3, 1955; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954; chairman, Republican Policy Committee (Eighty-third Congress); Ambassador to the Philippines 1955-1956; judge of the United States Court of Military Appeals at Washington, D.C., 1956-1971; served as senior judge on the United States Court of Military Appeals 1971-1976; resident of Grosse Point, Mich., until his death on December 17, 1982; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.)
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