Henry Billings Brown

Henry Billings Brown

Born: March 2, 1836

Died: September 4, 1913

Nationality: American

Occupation: Judge

Biography: Henry Billings Brown was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from January 5, 1891, to May 28, 1906. He was the author of the opinion for the Court in Plessy v. Ferguson, a decision that upheld the legality of racial segregation in public transportation.