Fred M. Vinson

1890 - 1953

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Frederick Moore Vinson (January 22, 1890 – September 8, 1953) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician. One of the few Americans to have served in all three branches of the U.S. government, Vinson served as a U.S. Representative from Kentucky from 1924 to 1928 and 1930 to 1938, as a federal appellate judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1938 to 1943, as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1945 to 1946, and as the 13th Chief Justice of the United States from 1946 until his death in 1953. Born in Louisa, Kentucky, Vinson pursued a legal career and served in the U.S. Army during World War I. After the war, he served as the Commonwealth's Attorney for the Thirty-Second Judicial District of Kentucky before winning election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1924. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred M. Vinson has received more than 480,065 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Fred M. Vinson is the 13,916th most popular politician (down from 13,214th in 2019), the 9,251st most popular biography from United States (down from 8,573rd in 2019) and the 608th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Fred M. Vinson ranks 13,916 out of 15,710Before him are Luis de Guindos, Nigel Lawson, Hubert Minnis, Matthias Platzeck, Dedumose II, and Talorc I. After him are Greg Abbott, Albert Reynolds, Annette Schavan, Simon Cameron, Laurent Nkunda, and Lisa Murkowski.

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Among people born in 1890, Fred M. Vinson ranks 190Before him are Edgar Kennedy, Mortimer Wheeler, Ödön Tersztyánszky, May Allison, Gopinath Bordoloi, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. After him are Lewis H. Brereton, Alice Joyce, Clara Kimball Young, Harry Pollitt, Frank Forde, and Marc Connelly. Among people deceased in 1953, Fred M. Vinson ranks 147Before him are Paul Niggli, Luis Alberto Riart, Robert G. Vignola, Alan Curtis, Norman Ross, and Richard Pearse. After him are George Barnes, Sophia Hayden, Roland Young, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Alex James, and Alice Eastwood.

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Among people born in United States, Fred M. Vinson ranks 9,251 out of 15,968Before him are Terry Callier (1945), Booth Tarkington (1869), Gloria DeHaven (1925), Bill Laswell (1955), Malvina Reynolds (1900), and Fredric Lehne (1959). After him are Lewis H. Brereton (1890), Ed King (1949), Jelena Jensen (1981), Kevin Conroy (1955), Moira Kelly (1968), and Bronson Pinchot (1959).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Fred M. Vinson ranks 608Before him are Patrick M. Shanahan (1962), Francis James Child (1825), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (1989), Michael D. Griffin (1949), Nathaniel P. Banks (1816), and Tipper Gore (1948). After him are Greg Abbott (1957), Simon Cameron (1799), Lisa Murkowski (1957), Bob Kerrey (1943), Richard Bassett (1745), and John Adair (1757).