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Felix Frankfurter

Born: Nov 15, 1882

Death: Feb 22, 1965

Birthplace: Vienna

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: Austria

Felix Frankfurter

Date of Birth : Nov 15, 1882
Date of Death : Feb 22, 1965
Birth Place : Vienna

Felix Frankfurter was a jurist, who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna and immigrated to New York at the age of 12. He graduated from Harvard Law School and was active politically, helping to found the American Civil Liberties Union. He was a friend and adviser of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who appointed him to the Supreme Court in 1939. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court for 23 years, and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court.

Profession


  • Lawyer
  • Politician
  • Professor
  • Jurist

Awards Won


  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
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