Robert H. Jackson, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Attorney General
Jackson Named Associate Justice of Supreme Court. President Roosevelt today elevated Harlan Fiske Stone to be Chief Justice of the United States. At the same time President Roosevelt nominated Sen. James F. Byrnes (D.) of South Carolina and Attorney General Robert H. Jackson to fill the two vacancies on the high court. Jackson technically succeeds Stone, who in turn succeeds Chief Justice Hughes, retired effective July 1.
Temporal: 20th Century
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