Jackson, Robert (Houghwout)

Supreme Court justice; born in Spring Creek, Pa. He served as counsel to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1934­36) and to the Department of Justice (1936--40). He was U.S. attorney general (1940­41) when President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him to the U.S.Supreme Court (1941­54). After World War II, he served as chief prosecutor at the Nuremberg war crimes trials (1945­46).


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