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Born: June 19, 1910

Died: April 5, 1982 (aged 71)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Judge

Bio: Abraham Abe Fortas was a U.S. Supreme Court associate justice from 1965 to 1969. Originally from Tennessee, Fortas became a law professor at Yale, and subsequently advised the Securities and Exchange Commission. He then worked at the Interior Department under Franklin D. Roosevelt, and subsequently Harry Truman appointed him to delegations that helped set up the UN.

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