Edward T. Sanford

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Edward T. Sanford
Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
From: January 29, 1923 – March 8, 1930
NominatorWarren Harding
PredecessorMahlon Pitney
SuccessorOwen J. Roberts
Spouse(s) Lutie Mallory Woodruff

Edward Terry Sanford was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He is most well known for starting the incorporation of the Bill of Rights to the states - in the case Gitlow v. New York which concerned the First Amendment.[1] He also enjoyed a close relationship with Chief Justice William Howard Taft - who was considered to be Sanford's mentor.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Edward T. Sanford (English) (HTML). Oyez.
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