ASSOCIATE JUSTICE WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS - PROGRAM SIGNED CIRCA 1970 CO-SIGNED BY: CATHLEEN (MRS. WILLIAM O.) DOUGLAS - HFSID 327945
WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS and CATHLEEN DOUGLAS The associate justice and his wife sign a program for his lecture at the Brooklyn Law School in 1970 Program signed: "Wm O Douglas" in blue ink and "Cathleen Douglas" in black ink, 4p, 11x8½ flat, 5½x8½ folded.
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WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS and CATHLEEN DOUGLAS The associate justice and his wife sign a program for his lecture at the Brooklyn Law School in 1970 Program signed: "Wm O Douglas" in blue ink and "Cathleen Douglas" in black ink, 4p, 11x8½ flat, 5½x8½ folded. Program for his lecture Points of Rebellion at the Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, April 10, 1970. Signed circa 1970. WILLIAM ORVILLE DOUGLAS (1898-1980) served as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1937 to 1939, during which time President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him Associate Justice of the Supreme Court to succeed Louis D. Brandeis. Justice Douglas's service on the Court totaled 36 years and seven months, longer than any other justice up until that point. He retired in November 1975 and died five years later at the age of 81. He was strongly libertarian in his opinions, distrustful of establishments of all types, and considered himself a voice for the voiceless and powerless. Douglas met his fourth wife CATHLEEN DOUGLAS STONE (b.1942) in 1966 while she was still a student at Marylhurst College. He was 67 and she 22 at the time. They were married for fourteen years until his death in 1980. Douglas Stone is now married to James M. Stone, and she serves as special assistant for environment to the Mayor of the City of Boston (since 1997). She is also President of the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Foundation. Toned. Creased. Slightly soiled at edges. Otherwise, fine condition.
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