Samuel Nelson

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Nelson, Samuel

(1792–1873) Supreme Court justice; born in Hebron, N.Y. A supporter of women's suffrage and a long-time friend of James Fenimore Cooper, he sat as a judge on the Circuit Court (1823–31) and Supreme Court (1831–45) of New York before President John Tyler named him to the U.S. Supreme Court (1845–51).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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