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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr.

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841–1932) of Massachusetts was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1902 and served until 1932. A Union veteran of the Civil War, Holmes was the son of a doctor and well-known ...

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