Warren Earl Burger (September 17, 1907 – June 25, 1995) was an American attorney and jurist who served as the 15th chief justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986. Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Burger graduated from the St. Paul College of Law in 1931.
Warren E. Burger, in full Warren Earl Burger, (born Sept. 17, 1907, St. Paul, Minn., U.S.—died June 25, 1995, Washington, D.C.), 15th chief justice of the United States (1969–86).
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Jun 25, 1995 · William H. Rehnquist Chief Justice Warren Burger rose from humble midwestern roots to become one of the longest serving Chief Justices in the Court’s history. He was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1907. The youngest of seven children, Burger grew up in a working class family.
Burger retired from the Court on September 26, 1986, after seventeen years of service, and continued to direct the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution from 1986 to 1992. He died on June 25, 1995, at the age of eighty-seven. Supreme Court Historical Society Chief Justice Warren Burger 18
Jun 25, 1995 · Warren Burger Biography Born: September 17, 1907 St. Paul, Minnesota Died: June 25, 1995 Washington, D.C. American Supreme Court justice Warren Burger worked his way through law school. Through hard work, political connections, and a firm belief in law and order, he became chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986.
In 1969 President Richard M. Nixon appointed Warren Earl Burger (1907–1995) as the 15th chief justice of the United States, a position Burger held for 17 years. Burger was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 17, 1907, the fourth of seven children of railroad cargo inspector and traveling salesman Charles Burger and his wife Katherine.
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