Sherman Minton

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Sherman Minton
Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
From: October 12, 1949 – October 15, 1956
Nominator Harry Truman
Predecessor Wiley Blount Rutledge
Successor William J. Brennan
U.S. Senator from Indiana
From: January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941
Predecessor Arthur R. Robinson
Successor Raymond E. Willis
Party Democrat
Military Service
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Captain
Battles/wars World War I

Sherman Minton was a politician and jurist from Indiana. As a Senator he was a strong supporter of Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, and he even supported Roosevelt's plan to pack the Supreme Court. However, he struck down many of Roosevelt's policies as unconstitutional as a jurist.