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Sherman Minton speech and letter, 1955 July 26 and 1962 Apr. 23.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0969 (Text) 00000106160674 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/06 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
The collection contains a speech given by Minton at the presentation ceremonies held at the Floyd County Circuit Court Room in July 1955, which gives the history of the Floyd County courts. There is also a letter written by Minton after his stroke.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Sherman Minton speech and letter, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Sherman Minton was born on October 20, 1890, in Georgetown, Floyd County, Indiana. In 1915, he was admitted to the bar and began practicing in New Albany, Indiana. In 1935, he was elected to the U.S. Senate and served for three terms. Minton then became judge of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. He remained on the Circuit Court bench until 1949, when Harry S Truman appointed him to the United States Supreme Court. Minton served as an Associate Justice from 1949 to 1956, when he resigned due to poor health. He died on April 9, 1965.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Minton, Sherman, 1890-1965.
Supreme Court justices.
Lawyers > Indiana > New Albany.
Judges > United States.
Courts > Indiana > Floyd County.

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