- Name: Harry Blackmun
- Born: 11/12/1908
- Died: 03/04/1999 (90 years old)
Harry Andrew Blackmun (November 12, 1908 – March 4, 1999) was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1970 until 1994. Appointed by Republican President Richard Nixon, Blackmun ultimately became one of the most liberal justices on the Court. He is best known as the author of the Court’s opinion in Roe v. Wade, which prohibits many state and federal restrictions on abortion.
Birth Name: Harry Andrew Blackmun
Alias: Harry Andrew Blackmun
Birth Place: Nashville, Illinois, U.S.
Death Place: Arlington County, Virginia, U.S.
Harry Blackmun quotes :
In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race. There is no other way. And in order to treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently.Harry Blackmun