John Harlan II, Associate Justice (1955-1971)

General Information

  • Birth DateMay 20, 1899
  • Birth LocationChicago, IL
  • Death DateDecember 29, 1971
  • Death LocationWashington, DC
  • Age of Departure from the Court72
  • Reason for Departure from the CourtRetired
  • Bar AdmissionN.Y., 1925

Data Series

Offices

  • Associate Justice
  • Confirmation DateMarch 16, 1955
  • Nominating PresidentDwight Eisenhower
  • Nomination DateJanuary 10, 1955
  • ReplacedRobert Jackson
  • ReplacementWilliam Rehnquist
  • Other Offices
  • State OfficeSpecial assistant attorney general, N.Y., 1928–30; chief counsel, N.Y. State Crime Commission, 1951–53
  • Federal OfficeAssistant U.S. attorney, southern district of New York, 1925–27