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1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice, Louis D. Brandeis...

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May 25, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1916

* Louis D. Brandeis
* 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice

This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 5 "FAVORS BRANDEIS NOMINATION,10 TO 8", "Judiciary Committee, by Party Vote, Endorses Him for the Supreme Court", and more (see photos). See photos for coverage on the 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, getting close to being sworn in.

Other news of the day including sports and various advertisements. Light browning, a little margin wear but otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: On June 1, 1916, the Senate officially confirmed Brandeis' nomination by a vote of 47 to 22. Forty four Democratic Senators and three Republicans (La Follette, Norris, and Poindexter) voted in favor of confirming Brandeis. Twenty one Republican Senators and one Democrat (Francis G. Newlands) voted against his confirmation.

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