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Attorney General, Frank Murphy signs embossed card Signature: "Frank Murphy", 5x3½ embossed card.

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Attorney General, Frank Murphy signs embossed card
Signature: "Frank Murphy", 5x3½ embossed card. FRANK MURPHY (1890-1949), a former Mayor of Detroit (1930-1933), Governor-General of the Philippine Islands (1933-1936) and Governor of Michigan (1937-1938), became FDR's Attorney General on January 2, 1939, serving until January 17, 1940. On January 18, 1940, he was sworn in as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, serving until his death in 1949. As an Associate Justice, Murphy wrote many of the Court's opinions concerning civil liberties, including that for the 1940 Thornhill v. Alabama case, in which he clarified labor's right to strike, holding that peaceful picketing was a manifestation of freedom of speech. Lightly soiled at blank left, upper and right edges. Otherwise, fine condition.

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