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June 06, 1916

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 6, 1916

* Louis D. Brandeis inauguration
* 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice


This 16 page newspaper has one column headings near the bottom of the front page: "Brandeis Seated" and "New Supreme Court Justice Takes Oath of Office". See photo for coverage on the 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, taking the oath of office.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise 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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