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For the Australian rules footballer, see Frank Murphy (footballer). Australian rules football (also known as Aussie Rules or Footy) is a game played between two teams of 18 players, generally played on cricket ovals during the winter months. ...

William Francis Murphy culminated his political career as a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice.
William Francis Murphy culminated his political career as a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice.

William Francis (Frank) Murphy (April 13, 1890July 19, 1949) was an American politician and jurist. He served as Mayor of Detroit, Governor of Michigan, the last Governor-General of the Philippines and the first High Commissioner of the Philippines, United States Attorney General, and United States Supreme Court Justice. Portrait of Frank Murphy, Supreme Court Associate Justice From the Library of Congress This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Portrait of Frank Murphy, Supreme Court Associate Justice From the Library of Congress This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... JURIST is an online legal news and research service hosted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, edited by Professor Bernard Hibbitts and a staff of more than 20 law students. ... This is a list of Mayors of the City of Detroit, Michigan. ... Michigan Governors Territorial Governors State Governors From statehood until the election of 1966, governors were elected to two-year terms. ... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,889 mi² / 250,941 km² 239 miles / 385 km 491 miles / 790 km 41. ... Governor-General of the Philippines - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... High Commissioner of the Philippines was the title of the personal representative of the President of the United States to the Commonwealth of the Philippines during the period 1935-1946. ... Alberto Gonzales, current Attorney General of the United States The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C., (large image) The Supreme Court of the United States, located in Washington, D.C., is the highest court (see supreme court) in the United States; that is, it has ultimate judicial authority within the United States...


He was born in Harbor Beach, Michigan. He had two brothers and a sister. His father was a lawyer, and Frank followed in his footsteps. He attended the University of Michigan, graduating with a BA in 1912, and LLB in 1914. He did graduate work in law at Lincoln's Inn in London and Trinity College, Dublin. Harbor Beach is a city in Huron County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Part of Lincolns Inn drawn by Thomas Shepherd c. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin or more commonly Trinity College, Dublin was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, and is the only constituent college of the University of Dublin, Irelands oldest university. ...


He served as an officer in the U.S. Army during World War I. He obtained the rank of Captain with the Occupation Army in Germany. He left the service in 1919. The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Combatants Entente Powers Central Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties > 5 million military deaths > 3 million military deaths World War I, also known as the First World War and (before 1939) the Great War, the War of the Nations and the War to End All Wars, was a... Captain is both a nautical term and a military rank. ...


After leaving the Army, he opened a private law office in Detroit. He soon became the chief Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. He served as a Judge in the Detroit Recorder's Court from 1923 to 1930. The Detroit skyline at night as seen from Canada Nickname: The Motor City, Motown Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan is the Federal district court with jurisdiction consisting of the eastern portion of the state of Michigan. ...


In 1930 he was elected mayor of Detroit, running as a Democrat. He served here from 1930 to 1933. During the deepest part of the Great Depression, he fought to help the unemployed. He was a supporter of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal. Roosevelt repaid him by appointing him as the Governor-General of the Philippines in 1933. When this position was abolished in 1935, he stayed on as the United States High Commissioner until 1936. A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The Great Depression was a massive global economic recession (or depression) that ran from 1929 to approximately 1939. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), is best known for his leading the U.S. through the Great Depression via his New Deal, his building a powerful political coalition, the New Deal Coalition, that dominated American politics for decades... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: New Deal The New Deal is the name given to the series of programs used by Franklin Delano Roosevelt with the goal of stabilizing, reforming and stimulating the United States economy in the Great Depression. ...


He was elected Governor of Michigan in 1937. President Roosevelt appointed Murphy as his Attorney General in 1939. In 1940, Roosevelt nominated him to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. On the Court, Murphy was an eloquent voice for protection of individual rights. He dissented in the infamous case of Korematsu v. United States (1944), charging that by upholding the forced relocation of Japanese-Americans the Court was sinking into "the ugly abyss of racism." In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... In order to become a Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States, an individual must be nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the U.S. Senate, with at least half of that body approving in the affirmative. ... Holding The Japanese American internment was not unconstitutional because the need to protect against espionage outweighed Korematsus rights. ...


He died of a heart attack in his sleep at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He is buried at Our Lady of Lake Huron Cemetery in Harbor Beach, Michigan. He never married. Edward G. Kemp, also a life-long bachelor, was his close friend, aide, law partner, and companion. The Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, named for him, was formerly home to Detroit's Recorder's Court and now houses part of Michigan's Third Judicial Circuit Court. A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ... Henry Ford Health System is one of the nations leading health care providers, offering a seamless array of acute, primary, tertiary, quaternary and preventive care backed by excellence in research and education. ...

Preceded by:
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
Governor-General of the Philippines
1933-1935
Succeeded by:
(none)
Preceded by:
(none)
High Commissioner of the Philippines
1935-1936
Succeeded by:
Paul V. McNutt
Preceded by:
Frank Fitzgerald
Governor of Michigan
1937-1939
Succeeded by:
Frank Fitzgerald
Preceded by:
Homer S. Cummings
Attorney General of the United States
19391940
Succeeded by:
Robert H. Jackson
Preceded by:
Pierce Butler
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
February 5, 1940July 19, 1949
Succeeded by:
Tom C. Clark
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The Hughes Court Seal of the U.S. Supreme Court
1940–1941: J.C. McReynolds | H.F. Stone | O.J. Roberts | H. Black | S.F. Reed | F. Frankfurter | Wm. O. Douglas | F. Murphy
February-July 1941: H.F. Stone | O.J. Roberts | H. Black | S.F. Reed | F. Frankfurter | Wm. O. Douglas | F. Murphy | (vacancy)
The Stone Court
1941–1942: O.J. Roberts | H. Black | S.F. Reed | F. Frankfurter | Wm. O. Douglas | F. Murphy | J.F. Byrnes | R.H. Jackson
1943–1945: O.J. Roberts | H. Black | S.F. Reed | F. Frankfurter | Wm. O. Douglas | F. Murphy | R.H. Jackson | W.B. Rutledge
1945–1946: H. Black | S.F. Reed | F. Frankfurter | Wm. O. Douglas | F. Murphy | R.H. Jackson | W.B. Rutledge | H.H. Burton
The Vinson Court
1946–1949: H. Black | S.F. Reed | F. Frankfurter | Wm. O. Douglas | F. Murphy | R.H. Jackson | W.B. Rutledge | H.H. Burton

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Frank Fitzgerald - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (225 words)
Frank Dwight Fitzgerald (January 27, 1885–March 16, 1939) was an American politician.
Fitzgerald was born in Grand Ledge, Michigan, the son of John Wesley Fitzgerald, a member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Eaton County, Michigan, 1st District, 1895-96, and Carrie G. (Foreman) Fitzgerald.
He was defeated for re-election in 1936 by Democrat Frank Murphy.
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