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, but as a jurist he struck down many of Roosevelt's policies as unconstitutional.