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Fred M. Vinson

American politician and Supreme Court justice
Fred M. Vinson 
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American politician and Supreme Court justice
Date of birth 22 January 1890
Lawrence County
Date of death 8 September 1953
Washington, D.C.
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  • natural causes
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  • Centre College
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English: Frederick Moore Vinson (January 22, 1890 – September 8, 1953) served the United States in all three branches of government and was the most prominent member of the Vinson political family. In the legislative branch, he was an elected member of the United States House of Representatives from Louisa, Kentucky, for twelve years. In the executive branch, he was the Secretary of Treasury under President Harry S. Truman. In the judicial branch, he was the 13th Chief Justice of the United States, appointed by President Truman.
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