Sherman Minton

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Minton, Sherman

(1890–1965) Supreme Court justice; born near Georgetown, Ind. As a U.S. senator (Dem., Ind.; 1935), he promoted New Deal legislation and rose to assistant majority whip. He became a judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (1941–49) until President Harry Truman named him to the Supreme Court (1949–56).
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Set over five days of the May 2010 General Election, the novel focuses on the Minton family from "Smokeon-Trent" (Blower's hometown).