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Ohio Senator and Governor - ―contrast to the storm of wrath raised by Gen. Jackson‘s appointment‖ (NYT, 6 Dec. 1864) - ―even his political opponents […] concede that the President could have made no better selection‖ (NYT, 6 Dec. 1864) 12-6-1864 1 0 William Strong - Congressman - state judge, Pennsylvania Supreme Court - ―They [Bradley and Strong] are sound and strong men, with personal and professional characters so free from reproach that their elevation to the Bench will win for it increased confidence and respect‖ (NYT, 15 Feb. 1870) 2-10-1870 to 2-15-1870 3 0
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87 Lucius Q.C. Lamar - Secretary of the Interior - Congressman - Senator - law professor, University of Mississippi - started case method of teaching - ―no man in the entire South could be selected for a place on the Supreme Bench who would so admirably meet all requirements of the place as Sec. Lamar‖ (NYT, 21 June 1887) - ―probable that the summer will pass before the justiceship is filled‖ (NYT, 21 June 1887) - ―Mr. Lamar‘s appointment will be more widely acceptable than that of any man whom he might choose from Louisiana‖ (NYT, 14 Oct. 1887) - ―in heart and principle […] a traitor‖ (NYT, 22 Dec. 1887) - ―not a fit person to interpret the Constitution‖ (NYT, 22 Dec. 1887) - ―secret sessions of the Senate are absurd and that they ought to be abolished‖ (NYT, 4 Jan. 1888) 6-21-1887 to 1-10-1888 10 0 Melville W. Fuller - first Chief Justice with legal training - father in law headed largest bank in Chicago - grandfather served as Chief Justice of Maine Supreme Court - ―never been in public life […] but by no means an unknown man‖ (NYT, 1 May 1888) - ―stands second to no man in the West‖ (NYT, 1 May 1888) - ―high character and uncompromising honesty‖ (NYT, 1 May 1888) - ―great influence in the West‖ (NYT, 1 May 1888) - ―While it was quite likely that in his younger days Mr. Fuller might have done some things to which he did not look back with special pride, no good reason could be found for refusing to confirm him‖ (NYT, 9 May 1888) - ―Senators have received letters suggesting that the 4-30-1888 to 6-21-1888 5 0
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88 (Fuller, cont‘d) nomination should be carefully considered before it is finally disposed of‖ (NYT, 9 May 1888) - ―Mr. Evarts [a senator] snarled at the nomination‖ (NYT, 21June 1888) - ―What was said [in committee] can never be known‖ (NYT, 21 July 1888) David J. Brewer - state judge Supreme Court of Kansas - largely overshadowed on Court by Field, Harlan, and Holmes - ―Judge Brewer‘s mother was a sister of Justice Stephen J. Field, and as a result of yesterday‘s nomination will occur the unusual circumstance of an uncle and a nephew occupying at the same time seats on the bench of the Nation‘s highest tribunal‖ (NYT, 5 Dec. 1889) - ―It seems that Brewer‘s selection was a dead cut at Gresham [another possible candidate]‖ (NYT, 11 Dec.
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