Lewis F. Powell, Jr.

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Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
US Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell - 1976 official portrait.jpg
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
In office
January 7, 1972[1] – June 26, 1987
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon
Preceded by Hugo Black
Succeeded by Anthony Kennedy
Personal details
Born Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.
(1907-09-19)September 19, 1907
Suffolk, Virginia
Died August 25, 1998(1998-08-25) (aged 90)
Richmond, Virginia
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Harvard Law School
Religion Presbyterian

Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr. (September 19, 1907 – August 25, 1998) was an American politician and judge. He was the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Powell was born on September 19, 1907 in Suffolk, Virginia. He was a Presbyterian.[source?] Powell studied at Washington and Lee University, at Washington and Lee University School of Law, and at Harvard Law School. He was married to Josephine Pierce Rucker and had three daughters and one son. Powell died on August 25, 1998 in Richmond, Virginia from pneumonia, aged 90.

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