1737 – Francis Hopkinson, born on the 2nd of October in Philadelphia. 1757 – He received his college education from what is today the University of Pennsylvania. 1763 – He began to work as a customs collector in Salem, New Jersey, but failure at this job lead him to travel to England in search of ..
1696 – Henry Home was the son of George Home of Kames. 1712 – Henry Home was tutored at home until his 16th year, first by clergyman John Wingate and later by a Mr. Anderson who taught him Greek, Latin, mathematics, and physics. – He was apprenticed to a Writer to the Signet ..
1904 – Born on November 11th in Baltimore, Maryland. He was an alleged spy for the Soviet Union. 1926 – Graduated from Johns Hopkins University. 1929 – Graduated from Harvard University Law School. – A law clerk to Oliver Wendell Holmes. 1930 – Married to Priscilla Fansler Hobson. 1936 – He was an ..
1745 – Robert Hanson Harrison was born. 1775 – He was the secretary to George Washington, succeeding Joseph Reed on the 6th of November, his rank was a lieutenant-colonel. 1781-1789 – He served as a judge in Maryland, but he declined to serve on the United States Supreme Court. – In the U.S. ..
1853 – Born on May 26th in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas. 1868 – Hardin was a Southerner who harbored a deep hatred for blacks; the first man he is known to have killed, when he was 15, was black, and while fleeing the law for that murder he shot and killed at least one, and ..
US jurist judge on US District Court for Southern District of New York 1909-1924 judge on US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 1924-1951 wrote "The Spirit of Liberty" 1952, "The Bill of Rights" 1..
1927 – Born on the 26th of May, in Usingen, Taunus, Germany. Gerald Gunther, a constitutional law scholar whose casebook on the subject is the bible for thousands of law students, and who was mentioned as a Supreme Court candidate. 1938 – Gunther emigrated as a young boy to the United States with his family. ..
1955 – Born on February 8th in Jonesboro. He wrote the novels "A Time to Kill", "The Firm", "The Pelican Brief", "The Client", "The Chamber", "The Rainmaker", "The Runaway Jury", "The Partner", "The Street Lawyer", "The Testament", "The Brethren", "A Painted House", "Skipping Christmas", "The Summons", "King of Torts", "Bleachers", "The Last Juror" and "The ..
1758 – Born on the 21st of September in Boston, Massachesetts as the tenth of thirteen children of Frances and John Gore. 1776 – Graduated from Harvard College. – Served in the Continental Army as a clerk with the artillery regiment of his brother-in-law Thomas Craft. – Studied law and was admitted ..
1925 – He was born this year in Brooklyn, USA. 1977 – He was elected as Democratic borough president of Brooklyn serving from this year to December 31, 2001. 1982 – Golden became the Kings County Democratic Leader following the resignation of Meade Esposito in this year, a position he then held for ..