This day in Jewish history / Louis D. Brandeis is born
The first Jew to be named to the Supreme Court, Brandeis was born in Louisville, Kentucky.
On November 13, 1856, American jurist Louis Dembitz Brandeis was born. Brandeis was the first Jew to be named to the U.S. Supreme Court, where he served as an associate justice from 1916 to 1939.
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