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Charles Evans Hughes

(1862—1948)

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Hughes, Charles Evans

Hughes, Charles Evans (1910–16)   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
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Social sciences, Politics
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586 words

Associate Justice, 1910–16 Chief Justice, 1930–41

• Born: Apr. 11, 1862, Glens Falls, N.Y. • Education: Colgate University, 1876–78

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• 283 U.S. 697 (1931)• Vote: 5–4• For the Court: Hughes• Dissenting: Butler, Van Devanter, Sutherland, and McReynolds• 283 U.S. 697 (1931)• Vote: 5–4• For the Court: Hughes[...]
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