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Harlan F. Stone
12th Chief Justice of the United States
In office
July 3, 1941 â€“ April 22, 1946
Nominated by Franklin Roosevelt
Preceded by Charles Hughes
Succeeded by Fred Vinson
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
In office
February 5, 1925 â€“ July 3, 1941
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge
Preceded by Joseph McKenna
Succeeded by Robert Jackson
52nd United States Attorney General
In office
April 7, 1924 â€“ March 1, 1925
President Calvin Coolidge
Preceded by Harry Daugherty
Succeeded by John Sargent
Personal details
Born Harlan Fiske Stone
(1872-10-11)October 11, 1872
Chesterfield, New Hampshire, U.S.
Died April 22, 1946(1946-04-22) (aged 73)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Agnes Harvey (1899–1946)
Children Marshall
Alma mater Amherst College
Columbia University
Religion Episcopalianism

Democracy cannot survive without the guidance of a creative minority.
To say that only those businesses affected with a public interest may be regulated is but another way of stating that all those businesses which may be regulated are affected with a public interest.
Harlan Stone
Distinctions between citizens solely because of their ancestry are by their very nature odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality.
Harlan Stone