Vinson, Frederick Moore (01/22/1890-09/08/1953)

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  • Occupation: Congressman, Secretary of the Treasury, Chief Justice of the United States
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Committees/Roles: ex-officio as Chief Justice of the United States, elected Chancellor


  • Vinson, Frederick Moore
  • Board of Regents
  • Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents
  • Chief Justice of the United States
  • United States Supreme Court


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Chief Justice


Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Dictionary of American Biography. Supplement 5. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977; The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Volume 41. New York: James T. White & Co., 1956. Reprint. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms, 1967-1971.

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Regent Tenure: 06/24/1946-06/19/1953


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