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TITLE : Justice Lewis F Powell Jr

Lewis franklin powell jr september 19 1907 august 25 1998 was an american lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the supreme court of the united states serving from 1971 to 1987born sep 19 1907 suffolk va died aug 25 1998 ethnicity englishwelsh religion presbyterian family status upper classwealthy mother mary gwathmeythe united states congress renamed the building for supreme court justice lewis f powell jr in 1993 it is listed on the national register of historic places as us post office and customhouse majority opinion written by justice lewis f powell jr the supreme court noted that pennsylvania had selected a class of its citizens for a special economic benefit which could be characterized in various wayslewis f powell jr took his seat in the us supreme court in january 1972 powell took a moderate to liberal stance on such issues as legalized abortion and civil rights questions among his

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