ASSOCIATE JUSTICE FRANK MURPHY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 86012
FRANK MURPHY Small black and white photograph of Frank Murphy signed in blue ink Photograph signed: "Frank Murphy". B/w, 4x6 overall, image 2½x3¼ (one surface). Frank Murphy
Sale Price $306.00
Small black and white photograph of Frank Murphy signed in blue ink
Photograph signed: "Frank Murphy". B/w, 4x6 overall, image 2½x3¼ (one surface). 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. Slightly soiled at blank margins. Pencil note (unknown hand) on verso (no show through). Fine condition.
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