Today – September 17

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Today’s Notable U. S. Birthdays

Warren Earl Burger – 15th Chief Justice of the United States

English: Chief Justice Warren Burger Source: h...
English: Chief Justice Warren Burger Source: http://www.supremecourthistory.org (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Warren Earl Burger (September 17, 1907 – June 25, 1995) was the 15th Chief Justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986. Although Burger had conservative leanings, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a variety of transformative and controversial decisions on abortion, capital punishment, religious establishment, and school desegregation during his tenure.

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World War Cycle – Missionary Awakening Era – Second Turning, Awakening (1886-1909)
G.I. Generation – Hero (Civic) (1901-1924


John Rutledge – 2nd Chief Justice of the United States

John Rutledge had many roles in South Carolina...
John Rutledge had many roles in South Carolina’s history during throughout the American Revolution (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Rutledge (September 17, 1739 – July 23, 1800) was an American statesman and judge. He was the first Governor of South Carolina following the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the 31st overall. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, and he signed the United States Constitution. He served as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, and was the second Chief Justice of the Court from July to December 1795. He was the elder brother of Edward Rutledge, a signatory of the Declaration of Independence.

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Revolutionary War Cycle – The Great Awakening Era – Second Turning, Awakening (1734-1743)
Liberty Generation – Nomad (Reactive) (1724-1741)

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