Hugo Black

Hugo Black

Born: February 27, 1886

Died: September 25, 1971

Nationality: American

Occupation: Judge

Biography: Hugo Lafayette Black was an American politician and jurist. A member of the Democratic Party, Black represented Alabama in the United States Senate from 1927 to 1937, and served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1937 to 1971. Black was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 63 to 13.

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