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Henry Billings Brown (2 March 1836 – 4 September 1913) was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 29 December 1890 to 28 May 1906. An admiralty lawyer and U.S. District Judge in Detroit before ascending to the high court, Brown authored hundreds of opinions in his 31 years as a federal ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... For more on Henry Billings Brown, the Supreme Court justice who wrote the majority opinion in the civil rights case Plessy v. Ferguson, visit Biography.com.

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Feb 20, 2015 ... Discover more about Henry 'Box' Brown, whose inventive escape from slavery made his a symbol for the Underground Railroad, at Biography.com.

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Henry B. Brown The Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States (Artist: Lewis Thomas Ives). Born: Mar 2, 1836: South Lee, MA; Died: Sep 4, 1913; Ethnicity: English; Religion: Congregational; Family status: Upper-middle class; Mother: Mary Tyler; Father: Billings Brown; Father's occupation: Merchant; manufacturer ...

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Henry Billings Brown, (born March 2, 1836, South Lee, Massachusetts, U.S.— died September 4, 1913, Bronxville, New York), associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1890–1906). Brown was admitted to the bar in 1860 in Detroit and the following year appointed deputy U.S. marshal there. Two years later he ...

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HenryBoxBrown was born enslaved in Louisa County, Virginia in 1815. When he was 15, he was sent to Richmond to work in a tobacco factory. His life was filled with unrewarded drudgery, although he had it better than most of his enslaved peers. The loss of freedom prevented him from living with his wife, Nancy, who ...

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Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide. Written from a Statement of Facts Made by Himself. With Remarks Upon the Remedy for Slavery. By Charles Stearns Boston: Brown and Stearns, 1849. Summary. Henry Box Brown (b. 1816) was born in Louisa County,  ...

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Justice Henry Billings Brown. Henry Brown was the associate Supreme Court justice that wrote the majority decision for Plessy v. Ferguson. Brown was appointed to the court by President Benjamin Harrison in 1891 and is considered a conservative; his specialty was admiralty and patent law (1). Brown was a supporter of ...

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LC Subject Headings: Brown, Henry Box, b. 1815. African Americans -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Biography. Slaves -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Biography. Fugitive slaves -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Biography. Slavery -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- 19th century. Plantation life -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- 19th century.