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Encyclopedia > Joseph Rucker Lamar

Joseph Rucker Lamar (October 15, 1857January 2, 1916) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court appointed by President William Howard Taft. He served from 1911 until his death in 1916. He had previously served on the Georgia Supreme Court between 1903 and 1905. Justice Lamar, together with Frederick W. Lehmann, was selected in 1914 to represent the United States at the ABC Powers Conference convened to avert a war over the Veracruz Incident. pre-1916 photograph of Joseph Rucker Lamar This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... pre-1916 photograph of Joseph Rucker Lamar This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... January 2 is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... The Justices of the United States Supreme Court, other than the Chief Justice, are termed Associate Justices. ... 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... Seal of the President of the United States, official impression The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... Order: 27th President Vice President: James S. Sherman Term of office: March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1913 Preceded by: Theodore Roosevelt Succeeded by: Woodrow Wilson Date of birth: September 15, 1857 Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio Date of death: March 8, 1930 Place of death: Washington D.C. First Lady... Frederick W. Lehmann was a prominent American lawyer, statesman, United States Solicitor General, and rare book collector. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The ABC Powers refers in diplomacy to the South American countries of Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. ... The United States Navy occupied the Mexican city of Veracruz for over six months in 1914, in response to the April 9, 1914 Tampico Affair, which involved the arrest of U.S. sailors by the regime of Mexican President Victoriano Huerta. ...



Preceded by:
William Henry Moody
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
January 3, 1911January 2, 1916
Succeeded by:
Louis Brandeis


Categories: People stubs | U.S. Supreme Court justices | U.S. Attorneys General | U.S. Secretaries of the Navy | Members of the U.S. House of Representatives | American lawyers | 1853 births | 1917 deaths ... 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. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... A database query syntax error has occurred. ... January 2 is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... Louis D. Brandeis Louis Dembitz Brandeis (November 13, 1856 - October 3, 1941) was an important American litigator, Justice, advocate of privacy, and developer of the Brandeis Brief. ...


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