TITLE

Prominent U.S. Judge And Civil Rights Advocate A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Succumbs at 70

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Jet;01/11/99, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the death of United States Judge and civil rights advocate A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. How he was one of the country's most prominent black judges; Higginbotham appointed by President John F. Kennedy; Elevated to the Court of Appeals by President Jimmy Carter; His tenure as a public service professor at Harvard University; Honoring of Higginbotham with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1995.
ACCESSION #
1406034

 

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