Frederick Vinson, Chief Justice (1946-1953)

General Information

  • Birth DateJanuary 22, 1890
  • Birth LocationLouisa, KY
  • Death DateSeptember 8, 1953
  • Death LocationWashington, DC
  • Age of Departure from the Court63
  • Reason for Departure from the CourtDied
  • Bar AdmissionKy., 1911

Data Series

Offices

  • Chief Justice
  • Confirmation DateJune 20, 1946
  • Nominating PresidentHarry S. Truman
  • Nomination DateJune 06, 1946
  • ReplacedHarlan Fiske Stone
  • ReplacementEarl Warren
  • Other Offices
  • State OfficeCity attorney, Louisa, Ky., 1913; commonwealth attorney, Ky., 1921–24
  • Federal OfficeHouse of Representatives (Ky.), 1923–29, 1931–38; director, Office of Economic Stabilization, 1943–45; administrator, Federal Loan Agency, 1945; director, Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945; secretary of the Treasury, 1945–46