Raynors HCA 2020-02
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FRANKFURTER, Felix (1882-1965) was an Austrian-American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Typed Letter Signed "Bob" by Robert Jackson as Attorney General, 1pp. quarto, February 4, 1941, addressed to Felix Frankfurter, and reads in part: "...Thanks for the note of Judge Butzel. I am confident that we shall be able to work out the McAllister appointment..." with ANS by Frankfurter to McAllister "For your private eye & then to be destroyed..." Fine condition. Robert Houghwout Jackson (1892-1954) was an American attorney and judge who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He had previously served as United States Solicitor General, and United States Attorney General, and is the only person to have held all three of those offices. Jackson was also notable for his work as the Chief United States Prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials of Nazi war criminals following World War II. Thomas Francis McAllister was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 25, 1941, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated by Judge Herschel Whitfield Arant. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 19, 1941, and received his commission on May 22, 1941. He was a Judge of the Emergency Court of Appeals from 1945 to 1962. He served as Chief Judge from 1959 to 1961. He was a member of the Judicial Conference of the United States from 1959 to 1960. He assumed senior status on January 1, 1963. McAllister served in that capacity until his death on November 10, 1976.
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Felix Frankfuter and Robert Jackson Get Thomas Francis McAllister on the 6th Circuit Appeals

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