Simon Ernest Sobeloff

Simon Ernest Sobeloff

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Death 11 Jul 1973 (aged 77)
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 8558045 · View Source
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Son of Jacob Sobeloff and Mary Hilda Kaplan Sobeloff; married 1918 to Irene Ehrlich. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1931-34; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1952-54; U.S. Solicitor General, 1954-56; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1956-70.Solicitor General of the United States (1954-1956), Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1956-1971), was determined champion of individual liberties and the civil rights of minority groups, consistently opposed segregation, faced with massive resistance, persuaded Virginia communities to accept school desegregation.


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  • Created by: Izzebella
  • Added: 25 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8558045
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simon Ernest Sobeloff (3 Dec 1895–11 Jul 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8558045, citing Hebrew Friendship Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Izzebella (contributor 46484143) .