Frederick "Fred" Moore Vinson (January 22, 1890 – September 8, 1953) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 13th chief justice of the United States from 1946 until his death in 1953. Vinson was one of the few Americans to have served in all three branches of the U.S. government.
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4 de sept. de 2023 · Fred M. Vinson, in full Frederick Moore Vinson, (born Jan. 22, 1890, Louisa, Ky., U.S.—died Sept. 8, 1953, Washington, D.C.), American lawyer and 13th chief justice of the United States, who was a vigorous supporter of a broad interpretation of federal governmental powers.
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On June 6, 1946, President Truman nominated Vinson Chief Justice of the United States. The Senate confirmed the appointment on June 20, 1946. He served as Chairman of the Judicial Conference of the United States from 1946 to 1953. Vinson served for seven years as Chief Justice and died on September 8, 1953, at the age of sixty-three.
Justice Frederick “Fred” Moore Vinson is one of the few people to have occupied positions in all three branches of the federal government, and was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court for seven years. Vinson was born in the rural town of Louisa, Kentucky in 1890. Vinson was an accomplished student and graduated from Normal School in 1909.
10 de ago. de 2016 · Fred M. Vinson Jr. (1965-1969) Early History: Frederick Moore Vinson, Jr. was born in 1925 in Louisa, Kentucky, to a prominent political family. His father, Fred M. Vinson, served in all three branches of government, including as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr.
Fred M. Vinson was appointed thirteenth chief justice of the United States by President harry s. truman in 1946 and served in that office until his death. His appointment followed a distinguished career in all three branches of the federal government .