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FROM MARCH 31, 1941 (CONCLUDED), TO AND INCLUDING

JUNE 2, 1941 (END OF TERM)

ERNEST KNAEBEL

REPORTER

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1941

For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. - Price $2.00 (Buckram)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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CHARLES EVANS HUGHES, CHIEF JUSTICE.*
HARLAN FISKE STONE, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
OWEN J. ROBERTS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
HUGO L. BLACK, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
STANLEY REED, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
FELIX FRANKFURTER, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
FRANK MURPHY, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.

RETIRED

JAMES CLARK McREYNOLDS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
LOUIS D. BRANDEIS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
GEORGE SUTHERLAND, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.

ROBERT H. JACKSON, ATTORNEY GENERAL.
FRANCIS BIDDLE, SOLICITOR GENERAL.
CHARLES ELMORE CROPLEY, CLERK.
THOMAS ENNALLS WAGGAMAN, MARSHAL.

*MR. CHIEF JUSTICE HUGHES retired from active service July 1, 1941, as authorized by Act of March 1, 1937, c. 21, 50 Stat. 24; 28 U.S. C. § 375a. See post, p. v.

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SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

V. 313

ALLOTMENT OF JUSTICES

It is ordered that the following allotment be made of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of this Court among the Circuits, agreeably to the Acts of Congress in such case made and provided, and that such allotment be entered of record, viz:

For the First Circuit, FELIX FRANKFURTER, Associate Justice.

For the Second Circuit, HARLAN F. STONE, Associate Justice.

For the Third Circuit, OWEN J. ROBERTS, Associate Justice.

For the Fourth Circuit, CHARLES EVANS HUGHES, Chief Justice.

For the Fifth Circuit, Hugo L. BLACK, Associate Justice.

For the Sixth Circuit, JAMES C. McREYNOLDS, Associate Justice.*

For the Seventh Circuit, FRANK MURPHY, Associate Justice.

For the Eighth Circuit, STANLEY REED, Associate Justice.

For the Ninth Circuit, WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS, Associate Justice.

For the Tenth Circuit, STANLEY REED, Associate Justice.

For the District of Columbia, CHARLES EVANS HUGHES, Chief Justice.

February 12, 1940.

(For next previous allotment, see 308 U. S. p. iv.)

*By order of June 2, 1941, the Court assigned MR. JUSTICE MURPHY temporarily to the Sixth Circuit.

RETIREMENT OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE.

By order of MR. JUSTICE STONE the following correspondence between the Court and the CHIEF JUSTICE is appended to the minutes of June 2, 1941. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,

Washington, D. C., June 2, 1941. DEAR CHIEF JUSTICE: The announcement of your decision to retire from the active duties of your office brings to us a deep sense of regret that our association with you in the daily work of the Court must end. In all the years of that association you have been tireless in carrying the heavy burden which unavoidably rests on the Chief Justice. With single-minded devotion to the high purpose of the Court you have brought to your leadership there all the resources gained from many years of eminent public and professional service, wide knowledge of the law, and that unflagging energy and painstaking care with which you have guided our deliberations with thoroughness and dispatch.

At this moment of parting we wish to assure you of the high regard and esteem in which we hold you and your distinguished services to the Court and to the country. We wish for you in the years to come unabated vigor and good health and the full enjoyment of the opportunity to continue to employ your talents in agreeable and useful accomplishment Faithfully yours,

HARLAN F. STONE.
OWEN J. ROBERTS.
Hugo L. BLACK.
STANLEY REED.
FELIX FRANKFURTER.
Wm. O. DOUGLAS.

FRANK MURPHY.
The CHIEF JUSTICE.

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