George Sutherland

George Sutherland
Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
From: September 5, 1922 – January 17, 1938
Nominator Warren Harding
Predecessor John H. Clarke
Successor Stanley Reed
Former U.S. Senator from Utah
From: March 2, 1905 – March 3, 1917
Predecessor Thomas Kearns
Successor William H. King
Former U.S. Representative from Utah's at-large District
From: March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903
Predecessor William H. King
Successor Joseph Howell
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Party Republican
Spouse(s) Rosamond Lee

Georege Sutherland was a politician and jurist from the United States. During his years as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court - he was the leader of the Court's conservative wing - referred to as the "Four Horsemen";[1] this wing was very successful at striking down the more outrageous elements of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal.

Prior to his court service, which began under appointment from U.S. President Warren G. Harding, Sutherland was a Republican U.S. representative and U.S. senator from Utah.

References

  1. Alexander George Sutherland (English) (HTML). PBS.