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OF THE SUPREME COURT DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS.
FRED M. VINSON, CHIEF JUSTICE.
RETIRED CHARLES EVANS HUGHES, CHIEF JUSTICE.
TOM C. CLARK, ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
ALLOTMENT OF JUSTICES. It is ordered that the following allotment be made of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of this Court among the circuits, agreeably to the Acts of Congress in such case made and provided, and that such allotment be entered of record, viz:
For the First Circuit, Felix FRANKFURTER, Associate Justice.
For the Second Circuit, ROBERT H. JACKSON, Associate Justice.
For the Third Circuit, HAROLD H. BURTON, Associate Justice.
For the Fourth Circuit, FRED M. VINSON, Chief Justice. For the Fifth Circuit, Hugo L. BLACK, Associate Justice. For the Sixth Circuit, STANLEY REED, Associate Justice.
For the Seventh Circuit, FRANK MURPHY, Associate Justice.
For the Eighth Circuit, Wiley RUTLEDGE, Associate Justice.
For the Ninth Circuit, WILLIAM O. Douglas, Associate Justice.
For the Tenth Circuit, WILEY RUTLEDGE, Associate Justice.
For the District of Columbia, FRED M. VINSON, Chief Justice.
October 14, 1946.
(For next previous allotment, see 328 U. S. P. Iv.)
PROCEEDINGS IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES In Memory of Mr. Justice Muc Reynolds'
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 1948.
Present: MR. CHIEF JUSTICE VINSON, MR. JUSTICE BLACK, MR. JUSTICE REED, MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER, MR. JUSTICE Douglas, MR. JUSTICE JACKSON, MR. JusTICE RUTLEDGE, and MR. JUSTICE BURTON.
MR. SOLICITOR GENERAL PERLMAN addressed the Court as follows: May it please this Honorable Court:
At a meeting of members of the Bar of the Supreme Court, held on November 12th, 1947, resolutions expressing their profound sorrow at the death of Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds were offered by a committee, of which the Honorable James F. Byrnes, former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, was chairman." Addresses on the resolutions were made by the Honorable John W. Davis, the Honorable George Wharton Pepper and the Honorable R. V. Fletcher.
1 MR. JUSTICE McREYNOLDS, who had retired from active service on February 1, 1941 (312 U. S. II, n. 1), died in Washington, D. C., on August 24, 1946 (329 U. S. vII), and was buried at Elkton, Kentucky.
? The Committee on Arrangements for the meeting of the Bar consisted of Solicitor General Philip B. Perlman, Chairman, Mr. John Lord O'Brian, Mr. Pierce Butler, Mr. John S. Flannery, and Mr. Roger Robb.
3 The other members of the Committee on Resolutions were Mr. Sidney S. Alderman, Judge Florence E. Allen, Mr. T. Ellis Allison, Mr. Henry W. Anderson, Mr. William Douglas Arant, Mr. John E. Benton, Mr. Francis Biddle, Mr. James Crawford Biggs, Mr. William
The resolutions, adopted unanimously, are as follows:
RESOLUTIONS At a meeting of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States held on November 12. 1947, to take appropriate action in memory of the late Mr. Justice McReynolds, the Committee appointed by the Solicitor General reported this Minute for submission and action:
Although he was a native of Kentucky, the career of James Clark McReynolds was more closely identified with the State of Tennessee, where he received his academic training and first practiced law. For many years he was the only representative of the South on the Supreme Court of the United States. Preeminently he represented the philosophy which has come to be known as that of the
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Marshall Bullitt, Miss Helen R. Carloss, Mr. Henry P. Chandler, Mr. Duane R. Dills, Mr. Robert G. Dodge, Mr. Charles D. Drayton, Mr. Henry S. Drinker, Mr. Charles Fahy, Mr. Robert V. Fletcher, Mr. John T. Fowler, Mr. William L. Frierson, Mr. Norman Frost, Mr. S. Price Gilbert, Chief Justice D. Lawrence Groner, Mr. P. F. Henderson, Mr. Robert H. Kelley, Mr. Francis R. Kirkham, Mr. Daniel W. Knowlton, Mr. William P. MacCracken, Jr., Mr. Maurice J. Mahoney, Mr. Blaine Mallan, Mr. William Clarke Mason, Mr. J. Howard McGrath, Mr. John T. McHale, Mr. Earl C. Michener, Mr. J. Blanc Monroe, Mr. George Maurice Morris, Mr. Hugh H. Obear, Judge David A. Pine, Mr. William Jennings Price, Mr. Seth W. Richardson, Mr. George Rublee, Mr. Morrison Shafroth, Mr. J. Allan Sherier, Mr. S. Milton Simpson, Mr. Robert Stone, Mr. Hatton W. Sumners, Mr. William A. Sutherland, Judge Thomas D. Thacher, Mr. Huston Thompson, Mr. G. Carroll Todd, Mr. William R. Vallance, Mr. Arthur T. Vanderbilt, Mr. George T. Washington, Mr. William R. Watkins, Mr. Alexander Wiley, and Mrs. Mabel Walker Willebrandt.
* It is regretted that limitations of space prevent the publication of these addresses in this volume. They have been published privately in a memorial volume prepared under the supervision of Mr. Charles Elmore Cropley, Clerk of the Court.