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Francis Beverly Biddle
Birth: May 9, 1886
Death: Oct. 4, 1968
Wellfleet
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served under Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman as the United States Attorney General. The primary American judge during the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg after World War II, he was author of a two volume memoir entitled "A Casual Past", (1961) and "In Brief Authority", (1962) recounting the experience. He earned his law degree from Harvard University. As Attorney General he was best remembered for Order 9066 which authorized the United States governent to force Japanese-Americans into internment camps during World War II. He was also author of the books "The Llanfear Pattern", (1927) about his experiences growing up in Philadelphia's Main Line and "Mr. Justice Holmes", about his time spent as private secretary for Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.  (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Algernon Sydney Biddle (1847 - 1891)
  Frances Brown Robinson Biddle (1858 - 1937)
 
 Sibling:
  Moncure Biddle (1882 - 1956)*
  Francis Beverly Biddle (1886 - 1968)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ Church Burial Ground
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jun 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14563022
Francis Beverly Biddle
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Francis Beverly Biddle
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 Added: Jul. 2, 2013
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