Internal revenue mr jackson is well known in new york

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Internal Revenue - ―Mr. Jackson is well known in New York state politics, where Franklin D. Roosevelt, as Governor, appointed him as a member of his commission to investigate the administration of Justice (NYT, 13 June 1941) - ―Mr. Jackson was comparatively unknown in Washington when he went there from Jamestown, N.Y‖ (NYT, 13 June 1941) - ―Mr. Tydings, Maryland Democrat, who declared that Mr. Jackson ‗should be tried for impeachment‘ rather than elevated to the Supreme Bench, was the only dissenter (NYT, 8 July 1941) 3-18-1941 to 7-1-1941 9 2 Harold H. Burton - WWI captain - father was Dean of MIT - confirmed within one day - no testimony at hearing - unanimous confirmation vote - Mayor of Cleveland - chief legal official of Cleveland - ―If any criticism can be made of the nomination, it lies in the fact that Mr. Burton‘s active and distinguished career lacks experience as a judge (NYT, 19 Sept. 1945) - ―While the Burton nomination was popula r in many places, there were growing indications of a stern opposition by labor forces‖ (NYT, 19 Sept. 1945) - ―confirmed unanimously […] less than twenty -four hours after President Truman submitted his nomination‖ (NYT, 20 Sept. 1945) 9-19-1945 to 9-20-1945 4 2 Fred M. Vinson - Congressman, served on Appropriations and Ways & Means Committees - Secretary of the Treasury - Director of Economic Stabilization - federal judge, D.C. Circuit - ―extraordinary l egislative, administrative and judicial experience‖ (NYT, 9 June 1946) - ―The bench on which he sat for six years is the highly important Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, ranking just below the Supreme Court itself‖ (NYT, 11 June 1946) - ―Without any question as to his professional 6-6-1946 to 6-22-1946 6 0
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100 (Vinson, cont‘d) Appeals - District Attorney (Kentucky) qualifications, it now is apparent that he was selected largely to settle this controversy ‗in chambers‘‖ (NYT, 18 June 1946) - ―Confirmation hearings in the Senate would result in a great further loss of United States Supreme Court prestige‖ (NYT, 18 June 1946) - ―Nobody doubts that he was appointed to do an administrative job, necessary but incidental to the judicial job. He must pull the Court together and restore its dignity‖ (NYT, 22 June 1946) - ―It [the Court] does not stand as high in popular respect as it did‖ (NYT, 22 June 1946) Sherman Minton - Indiana Public Counselor - advisor in charge of military agencies - federal judge, 7 th Circuit Appeals - Senator - ―Once again the President seems to have allowed personal and political friendship to influence his choice, rather than a considered evaluation of judicial capacity (NYT, 16 Sept. 1949) - ―‗Just another example of government by crony‘‖ (NYT, 16 Sept. 1949) - ―Senate approval of Judge Minton appears assured despite scars of old wounds inflicted during his Senate term of 1835-41, and particularly during the bitter fight over the familiarly termed ‗court packing‘ program‖ (NYT, 16 Sept. 1949) - ―While the Michiga n Senator [Homer Ferguson] said he did not know of current objection to Judge Minton, he considered full hearings should be
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