American politician and lawyer (1888-1964) who served as the 45th mayor of Cleveland, as a U.S. Senator from Ohio, and as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, in which capacity he wrote the majority opinion in Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee v. McGrath (1951) and Lorain Journal Co. v. United States (1951). He also helped shape the Court's unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954). Glossy 8.25 x 10 Bachrach photo of Burton seated in his judicial robe, signed in the lower border in fountain pen, "Harold H. Burton, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States, Oct. 19, 1953." Lower right corner bears an affixed Bachrach copyright label, and the reverse shows a copyright stamp for the studio. In fine condition.
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